On Wednesday morning, Cave City Police responded to the Cave City Post Office regarding a suspicious male subject reported to be knocking on the back dock. Upon arrival, contact was made with an employee that stated that the male subject had left the premises and gave a description of the subject.

Officers located a male subject in the immediate area. Upon contact with the subject he was acting nervous and jittery, the subject appeared to be under the influence of unknown drug, according to a CCPD news release. The subject was identified as Joshua Cogar. As officers searched Cogar they located a small yellow baggie on his person containing suspected methamphetamine. Cogar was arrested and transported to Barren County Detention Center.

As Cogar was being scanned in the body scanner at Barren County Detention Center the scanner detected that Cogar had ingested a foreign object. Cogar then admitted to swallowing two baggies containing methamphetamine, the news release stated. Cogar was treated at T.J. Samson Community Hospital and transported back to the Barren County Detention Center.

Cogar was charged with public intoxication excluded alcohol, possession of control substance, first, methamphetamine and tampering with physical evidence. The arrest was made by Officer Judd.


Cave City Police arrested a Florida man twice within a week for DUI. Cave City Police received a complaint of a Red Elantra that almost struck a vehicle head on. Cave City Police located the vehicle on 1st Street and observed the vehicle traveling in opposing lane and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle, upon contact with the operator officers detected strong odor of alcoholic beverage. The driver was identified as Michael Sell of Florida, according to a news release.

Sell refused Standard Field Sobriety Test and refused officers request to exit the vehicle. Sell was arrested and charged with operating motor vehicle under/influence alcohol/drugs/etc .08 first offense, reckless driving and resisting arrest.

Sell was lodged in the Barren County Detention Center.