Wanted Fugitive, Three Others, Arrested in Hopkins County Wednesday
A tip on the location of a man wanted by the US Marshals Service led to the arrest of four people in Hopkins County Wednesday night. Just before 7:00pm, Madisonville Police went to Lamb Road, looking for 31 year old Joseph L Franklin of St. Charles. Franklin was found and apprehended on a bench warrant as well as the Federal bench warrant. Three others at the residence were taken into custody. 27 year old Virginia D Payne of Nortonville was charged with tampering with physical evidence, first degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, marijuana and a controlled substance and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. 22 year old Jamie A Davis of Madisonville was charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance (third or greater offense), menacing, disorderly conduct, third degree assault of a police officer and resisting arrest. 22 year old Dasha N Bean of Nebo was arrested on charges of menacing and second degree disorderly conduct. All four were lodged at the Hopkins County Jail.