On January 14 at 3:41 p.m., the Mayfield Police Department responded to the intersection of S. Ninth Street and Central Avenue for a collision involving two pickup trucks. Upon arrival, officers observed one of the drivers, Steven Ellegood, laying in the roadway near the vehicles. It appeared that Ellegood may have been ejected from the vehicle. An investigation was started, and witnesses were interviewed on scene. It was determined that Erik Zavala-Hernandez was driving westbound on Central Avenue, and stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of S. Ninth Street. Ellegood was driving southbound on S. Ninth Street at the time and had the right of way. Zavala-Hernandez proceeded into the intersection before Ellegood had cleared it. The two vehicles collided in a head-on manner, and the force of the collision carried both vehicles into the southwest ditch of the intersection. Damage was caused to city street signage as the vehicles came to rest off the roadway. Both vehicles were towed due to being disabled in the collision. Zavala-Hernandez was taken to Jackson Purchase Medical Center for possible injuries. Ellegood was taken to Mercy Health in Paducah due to severe injuries. The investigation is continuing by the Mayfield Police Department.

Jacob Lee Swatzell, 36, of Mayfield, was arrested after an investigation. Swatzell was charged with Assault, Fourth Degree (Domestic Violence) Minor Injury.

Jeffery Cope, 50, of Mayfield, was arrested after he was stopped for curfew violation. Cope was charged with the following: Disorderly Conduct, Second Degree, Possession of a Controlled Substance, First Degree, First Offense (Methamphetamine), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Michael Toon Jr., 26, of Wingo, was arrested pursuant to a traffic stop. Toon was charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence Substance (189A.010) (1C) 1st., Failure to or Improper Signal, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Saturday, Jan. 15, Officers of the Mayfield Police Department responded to a residence on Cuba Road for a report of a physical altercation. Officers learned that 35-year-old Jacob Swatzell had assaulted his wife, using a small screwdriver. The victim sustained a small scratch on her side, but declined an ambulance. Swatzell was placed under arrest for Assault, Fourth Degree, Domestic, Minor Injury. Swatzell had just been released from Calloway County Jail, having been arrested for the same offense the previous day. A condition of his release was to have no contact with his wife. Along with the assault charge, Swatzell was also charged with Violation of Conditions of Release. Swatzell was transported to the Graves County Restricted Custody Center, and custody was transferred to Graves County Deputy Jailers. He was lodged in the Calloway County Jail.

On Monday, Jan. 17, an officer with the Mayfield Police Department responded to the area of Ninth and Farthing Streets to a complaint of a suspicious person. Contact was made with 34-year-old Sara Harper. Harper was found to have an active, arrest warrant out of McCracken County. Harper was placed under arrest, charged with Failure to Appear in McCracken County District Court. She was lodged in the McCracken County Jail.