The two marijuana plants were growing in pots at the Dickerson residence, according to police.
filed against man:
LIBERTY - Leon Pettyjohn, 67, of 622 Hustonville St. was charged Aug. 9 with second-degree wanton endangerment after he allegedly pulled a hunting knife on a deputy sheriff, court records show.
Pettyjohn is accused of pulling the knife on special Deputy Sheriff Steve Burchell and using slanderous remarks toward the deputy, according to a report by Sheriff Jerry Coffman.
The suspect was released from custody on his own recognizance and will appear in Casey District Court at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Three incidents of forgery reported:
HARRODSBURG - City police are investigating three incidents of forged checks.
A forged check on the account of Cane Run Boat and Motor Sales was written to the Trading Post in Burgin on March 29 and reported on Aug. 8, according to police.
Wal-Mart of Harrodsburg reported a forged check for $130 was written July 13 on the account of Dora and Harold Proffitt.
Police were notified Monday.
A forged check was reported to police by personnel at Doc's Marathon at 620 S. College St.
The check was written on the account of Lawrence Kasperak of Crestwood.
The check was passed July 30 and reported to police Aug. 8.
Rolling roadblock stops biker:
HARRODSBURG - John M. Daugherty, 25, of Lexington is being held in the Boyle County Detention Center on $10,000 cash bond after he was apprehended on Aug. 8.
Harrodsburg police, with help from Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement and the Mercer County Sheriff's Department, stopped Daugherty, whom officers witnessed driving a dirt/road bike at College Street at Warwick Road.
Police report he was driving without lights and was not wearing a helmet.
Police were able to stop the driver without incident.
Daugherty is charged with third offense driving under the influence of intoxicants, license suspended by a DUI conviction, fleeing police, no helmet, no insurance, expired license plate, improper equipment and improper passing.
Man charged in
HARRODSBURG - Dennis Robert Whalen, 28, of 513 Marimon Ave. was arrested and jailed after he allegedly bit another man.
Whalen allegedly hit Jerry Todd Gritton, 35, of the same address with a telephone and bit him on the nose and both sides of the face.
Police said the victim had lacerations consistent with bite marks. |8/14/03***