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Hancock County Sheriff’s Office

Hancock Accident Reports

Motorcycle/Car Sideswipe Accident On 4-17 at 6:10 p.m., Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Hendrick arrived on the scene of an accident on Fred Morris Rd, at the intersection with Hawesville Easton Rd, 12 miles south of Hawesville. He reported that Jeffrey A. Hattfield of Hawesville, was operating a 2000 red Honda CBR900 motorcycle and traveling…

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Last Suspect Indicted in 2018 Lewisport Bank Robbery

Ramon Alvarez (36), of Hardin County, KY, was charged with 4 different bank robberies, one of which was the 2018 armed robbery of the Lewisport branch of Hancock Bank & Trust. Alvarez was one of the 3 suspects in the robbery, and the federal grand jury returned his indictment on April 12th, 2023. The late…

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Federal, State, County law enforcement make major drug bust in Daviess, Hancock

  After months of investigation, the Owensboro Police Department along with other agencies made numerous arrest and search warrants, 6 of which were in Owensboro and 2 in Florida, on Wednesday, February 22, 2023. Several pounds of methamphetamine, fentanyl, cocaine, marijuana and multiple firearms were seized. The prosecutor-led, multi-agency investigation was conducted by the Organized…

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Grand Jury returns indictments; Bickett and McFall listed

  Commonwealth of Kentucky Vs. Michael B. Bickett and McFall Indictment The Grand Jury charges: Count One: That on or about December 23, 2022 in Hancock County, Michael B. Bickett (27), of Hawesville, committed the offense of Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree when he wantonly engaged in conduct which created a substantial danger of death…

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House fire at the home of Terry and Melissa Roberts

Article provided by Hawesville Assistant Fire Chief, Jason Bevill.   Hawesville and Lewisport Fire Departments were paged to a structure fire at 265 Harrison Street at 11:10 a.m. on December 23rd, 2022. The occupants, Terry and Melissa Roberts, were out of the house, but it’s believed there was a dog or two inside. I passed by…

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Judicial Center security officers; hard to keep

When the Administrative Office of The Courts constructed the new Hancock County Judicial Center roughly 10-years ago, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office needed to hire five persons to serve as court security. Since the state mandated the hiring of the officers, the state provided pay for the officers. “The state pays us $9 per hour,”…

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