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Yesterday evening around 5:45 pm a Middlesboro ATV rider ended up getting stranded on what is known as the beltline levee cut. With the heavy rain, the normal crossing became impassable for the youth. A elderly couple passing by noticed the ATV rider trying to keep himself and the ATV from being swept down the creek and was attempting to get help by motioning to passing motorists for help. Off duty MPD Officer Floyd Patterson and Mctv22 owner Frank Smith were on their way home to Ambleside when they noticed the couple and the stranded juvenile. Upon assessing the situation Officer Patterson contacted Officer Tom Busic which arrived on scene and contacted the Bell County rescue squad and the Middlesboro Fire department. They retrieve the juvenile and the ATV by using the wrench on the squad truck and the firemen using a rope to secure the juvenile. With both the departments working together they prevented what could’ve been a bad accident.
WYMT News reports
Police in Williamsburg say a man was found in a hotel with a pound of crystal meth and nearly 100 ecstasy pills.
On Sunday, the Williamsburg dispatch center received a call about a teenage girl in a motel parking lot asking for a ride to Indiana.
The girl told officers she was left at the motel by a friend and was staying in room 115 with a man she did not know.
Allen Jewell Bradley, of Louisville, was in the room and told officers the girl was staying there but he did not know her name.
Officers asked for permission to search the room and found one pound of crystal meth (ICE) along with 29 grams of marijuana and 95 ecstasy pills.
Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said when they contacted the mother of the girl, he was shocked to find out, she was not surprised.
Jewell was charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine), Unlawful Transaction with a Minor 1st Degree, and Possession of Marijuana.
The Juvenile was charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree and lodged in the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center.
Also from WYMT News
A woman in Knox County is facing multiple charges after deputies say she left her dog locked in a car for several hours while she was passed out on a couch.
Deputies responded to a call late Sunday night about a dog locked inside a car at a home on Payne Hollow Road.
When deputies arrived at the home, they say they found the dog locked inside a car outside and Lisa M. Branson, 34, of Barbourville, inside the home passed out on the couch. Two children, ages four and ten, were also at the home.
When the deputies woke Branson up, they say she seemed disoriented and told then she had taken meth and suboxone.
According to the deputies, Branson told them she had been passed out on the couch since 7 p.m., and the dog had been locked in the car for several hours without food, water or a place to use the restroom.
Deputies also learned Branson’s mother had temporary custody of the two children in the home, and Branson did not have permission to have them at her house with her.
Branson was arrested and charged with animal cruelty and two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor.
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