Wreck traps woman in car

The Bell County Sheriff’s Officer released an official statement regarding a vehicle wreck on the morning of Sept. 18.

At 9:06 a.m. Bell County Dispatch received a call of a two-vehicle crash with injuries on KY 66 in the Cary/Arjay area.

Responding to the scene was Bell County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jared Smith and Jake Perry along with the Bell County EMS, Bell County Rescue Squad and Bell County Volunteer Fire Department.

Smith determined that a white Toyota pickup with a male driver was coming around a blind curve and did not see a black Chevrolet with a female driver turning into a drive way.

The pickup impacted the Chevrolet in the rear of the vehicle causing damage to both.

Police said while the male driver was uninjured, the female was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated. She was then transported to Pineville Community Hospital via Bell EMS with unknown injuries.

Smith determined no charges were warranted in this incident.

In police news:

• Alan Ramsey, 45, of Middlesboro was arrested on Sept. 16 by Middlesboro Police Officer Jeremiah Johnson on charges of manufacturing of methamphetamine, theft buy unlawful taking or disposition under $500, third-degree criminal trespassing, failure of non-owner operator to maintain proper insurance, no registration plates, no registration receipt and failure to produce insurance card.

• Jamie Hembree, 40, of Middlesboro was arrested on Sept. 9 by Johnson for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, buying/possessing drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence and resisting arrest.

• Michael McWilliams, 41, of Middlesboro was arrested on Sept. 10 by MPD Officer Michael Smith for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, theft by unlawful taking or disposition under $500, buying/possessing drug paraphernalia and second-degree criminal trespassing.

• Joshua Marcum, 33, of Middlesboro was arrested on Sept. 12 by the Bell County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Jessica Mink for receiving stolen property under $10,000 and theft by deception including cold checks.

• Gregory Smith, 35, was arrested on Sept. 12 for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, failure to appear on theft by unlawful taking or disposition for shoplifting under $500 and is served a bench warrant.

• Tyler Marsee, 18, of Middlesboro was arrested on Sept. 13 by MPD Officer Barry Cowan for receiving stolen property under $10,000.

• Billy Flannery, 59, was arrested on Sept. 14 for first-degree possession of a controlled substance and is served three bench warrants.

• Chris Vanover, 29, of Middlesboro was arrested on Sept. 16 by MPD Officer Edward Dray for first-degree possession of a controlled substance and buying/possessing drug paraphernailia.

Brian O’Brien of The Big One 106.3 FM WRIL contributed to this article.