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Your Right to Know: Reports from Henderson Police Dept., Chester County Sheriff’s Dept., and other agencies

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City of Henderson
Police Department
July 14, 2022
Matthew Watson
, 48, Savannah, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence with a prior conviction, violation of the open container law and simple possession of a schedule Vi controlled substance. He was released from the Chester County Jail after posting a $4,500 bond.
July 16, 2022
Kira Paige Banks
, 21, Morris Chapel, was arrested and charged with possession of schedule Vi controlled substance with intent to manufacture/deliver/sell. She was released from the Chester County Jail after posting a $2,000 bond.
July 17, 2022
Ladderick Dequan Means
, 27, Henderson, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence. He is held in the Chester County Jail in lieu of a $2,000 bond.
City of Henderson
Fire Department
July 14, 2022

3:40 p.m. – Intersection of North Ave., West Third St., motor vehicle accident.
July 15, 2022
1:31 p.m. – US Hwy 45 N, traffic control.
3:47 p.m. – 144 Hamlet Ave., Freed-Hardeman University, Farrow Hall, false alarm, cooking.
July 16, 2022
7:25 a.m. – 144 Hamlet Ave., Freed-Hardeman University, Farrow Hall, cleaning stove activated alarm.
July 17, 2022
4:21 p.m. – 410 E. Main St., grass fire.
Chester County
Sheriff’s Department
July 12, 2022
Kenny Fowler,
34, Buena Vista, was arrested and charged with violation of Community Corrections – Misdemeanor. He is held in the Chester County Jail without bond.
James Bennett, 46, Henderson, was arrested and charged with contempt of court. He is held in the Chester County Jail in lieu of a $1,000 bond.
July 13, 2022
Joshua Swift
, 27, Jackson, was arrested and charged with contempt of court. He was released from the Chester County Jail on his own recognizance.
July 14, 2022
Bart Wamble
, 52, Henderson, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, conspiracy to manufacture, sell or deliver a schedule II controlled substance over .5 grams and violation of Community Corrections – Misdemeanor. He is held in the Chester County Jail without bond.
Melinda Cox, 42, Selmer, was arrested and charged with driving on a canceled/revoked or suspended license. She was released from the Chester County Jail on her own recognizance.
Justin Surratt, 32, Enville, was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule II controlled substance with intent to manufacture/deliver/sell, possession of drug paraphernalia, simple possession of a schedule Vi controlled substance, conspiracy to manufacture/deliver/sell of a schedule VI controlled substance over 10 pounds, conspiracy to manufacture/deliver/sell schedule II cocaine and possession of a schedule III controlled substance. He is held in the Chester County Jail in lieu of a $25,000 bond.
Lawrence Westbrook, 51, Henderson, was arrested and charged with violation of Community Corrections – Misdemeanor. He is held in the Chester County Jail without bond.
July 15, 2022
Desmond Ingram
, 44, Henderson, was arrested and charged with violation of an order of protection/restraining order. He was released from the Chester County Jail on his own recognizance.
Kevin Wheeler, 46, Finger, was arrested and charged with violation of Community Corrections – Misdemeanor. He is held in the Chester County Jail without bond.
Allen Barham, 34, Henderson, was arrested and charged with contempt of court. He is held in the Chester County Jail without bond.
William Ellison, 40, Jackson, was arrested and charged with violation of probation. He is held in the Chester County Jail without bond.
Tara Wilson, 39, Jackson, was arrested and charged with violation of Community Corrections – Misdemeanor. She is held in the Chester County Jail without bond.
July 16, 2022
Grayson Poe
, 26, Brownsville, was arrested and charged with aggravated domestic assault and possession of handgun while under the influence. He is held in the Chester County Jail while awaiting court appearance.
Chester County
Fire Department
July 11, 2022

9:10 p.m. – Station one responding, 1890 Old Jacks Creek Road, control burn.
July 12, 2022
4:28 p.m. – Hearn’s Chapel responding, 2735 Hughes Road, brush fire.
July 15, 2022
3:47 p.m. – Station One responding, 144 Hamlett Ave., providing mutual aid for Henderson Fire Department.
3:47 p.m. – Roby responding, State Route 22 at Wake Forest Road, motor vehicle accident.
July 16, 2022
5:20 p.m. – Hilltop responding, 440 Frank Latham Road, false alarm.
Circuit Court
July 8, 2022
Randy Fred Cupples
, pled guilty to count one, class C felony aggravated domestic assault, and was sentenced to five years in a TDOC facility at 30% service prior to release eligibility, receiving credit for time served pretrial, a period of six months incarceration to be served prior to release on probation or Community Corrections, a minimum of 75% service prior to eligibility for work release, furlough, trusty status or rehabilitative programs, all suspended and supervised. He pled guilty to count two, class A misdemeanor domestic assault, and was sentenced to 11 months and 29 days in the Chester County Jail, with credit for time served, a period of six months incarceration to be served prior to release on probation or Community Corrections, a minimum of 75% service prior to eligibility for work release, furlough, trusty status or rehabilitative programs, all suspended and supervised. He was ordered to pay court costs. He must also pass random drug and alcohol screens, must be a full-time employee or student and must complete a DV-26 class. Both counts are concurrent.

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