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Hancock County Sheriff Department

Mystery fire at Dukes Fire Station

The Hancock County Sheriff Department released an update Monday, September 18th, letting citizens know that the driver of the truck who was pulling a camper and left it next to Dukes Fire Station was identified. The camper they left near the station began to burn and became quickly engulfed. Firemen extinguished it, and all that…

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Tragic freak accident saddens Hancock County citizens

Hancock County citizens were saddened to learn about the tragic accident that caused the untimely passing of Gerry Wilson. On Monday, June 12th, Hancock County Sheriff Department received a call from Gerry’s wife, Shirlene Wilson, stating that he was pinned underneath his overturned UTV. “I was first on-scene (678 Emmick Landing Road),” Deputy Aaron Emmick…

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Hancock Accident Reports

  Hancock Sheriff Deputies busy working several accidents Single Vehicle Accident    On Saturday, June 3rd at 10:55 a.m., Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy B.J. Burton arrived on the scene of a single vehicle accident, 14 miles south of Pellville and reported that Kyle A. Logsdon, of Hawesville, was driving his 1999 Ford Ranger pickup truck…

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Hancock County Accident Report; Toyota Camry slides into home

   On Tuesday, May 27th Hancock County Sheriff Department was notified at 10:34 p.m. of a car accident in Lewisport. Sheriff Dale Bozarth reported that Adler Baxter, of Lewisport, was driving about 50 mph, northbound on Sand Hill Road. The headlights on his Toyota Camry were dim, and the roadway was not well lit. Baxter…

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Hancock Accident Reports

  Motorcycle Accident On May 19th at 9:26 a.m. there was a motorcycle accident on 3980 KY 144, 10 miles south of Hawesville. Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Emmick reported that Michael E. Taylor, of Henderson, was traveling east with his friend on his 2016 Harley-Davidson FLH Series motorcycle, and as they approached the intersection…

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Trenton Scott Thorpe arrested for burglary at Thompson Tire

Thompson Tire, located in Lewisport at 54 Roberts Lane, was robbed twice on Monday night, May 1st. The suspect stole a significant amount of money from the St. Jude Children’s Hospital board, as well as emptying the business cash register later that same night. On Wednesday, May 3rd, at 11:57 p.m., the Hancock County Sheriff…

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Hancock Accident Reports

    Single Vehicle Accident    On Thursday, April 13th at 3:20 p.m., a single vehicle accident occurred on KY 1847, 1 mile south of Hawesville. Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Hendrick reported that Cheryl A. Wroe, of Hawesville, was traveling west on Park Road in a 2016 Ram 1500, with passenger Dennis Wroe, when the…

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Hancock Accident Reports

Single Vehicle Collision with Mailbox On Friday, November 25th, 2022, the Hancock County Sheriff Department was notified of a single car collision at 10:06 a.m. CST and Deputy Aaron Emmick arrived on the scene at 10:19 a.m. Derek A. Stone, of Lewisport, had collided with a mailbox at 710 Frank Luttrell Rd. in Lewisport, when…

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Hancock Accident Reports

  Deer Jumped in Front of Vehicle and Caused Rear End Collision On October 30, 2022 at 6:25 p.m. the Hancock County Sheriff Department was notified that a rear end collision had occurred 1 mile East of the City of Hawesville on US Hwy 60. Deputy Jeff Hendrick arrived on the scene at 6:35 p.m.…

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