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Madisonville Police Arrest Woman for Hindering Prosecution to Help Felon

Cheara ScottMadisonville Police arrested and charged Cheara Scott was charged with hindering prosecution or apprehension, second degree and disorderly conduct.MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/24/14) — Madisonville Police arrived at a Powder House Road residence looking for a criminal with active felon warrants Saturday, Feb. 22.

According to the Madisonville Police Report, officers discovered the suspect's vehicle in the driveway of the residence and made contact with a Cheara Rachelle Scott, 24, girlfriend on the front porch regarding her boyfriend’s whereabouts.

Scott told officers that her boyfriend was out of town and was not present at the moment. She also told officers that she drove the car, not him. However, the mother of the suspect came to the door and told officers that her son was in the restroom, the report said.

Scott was then placed under arrest for hindering prosecution or apprehension. She then began to curse and scream profanities all the way through the apartment complex, the report said.

Scott was charged with hindering prosecution or apprehension, second degree and disorderly conduct, second degree.

She is currently being lodged in the Hopkins County Jail.

Amber Averitt
SurfKY News Reporter
Information Provided by Madisonville Police Department

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