KSP Dispatcher\DARE Officer Enters Plea

A Kentucky State Police dispatcher and Adair County DARE officer pleads not guilty to DUI and wanton endangerment.

Charles Stephen Wheeler was arraigned Tuesday in Russell County Circuit Court.

Police say last month wheeler crashed head-on into a vehicle driven by 17-year-old Ian Cole of Russell Springs. Cole, his mother, and sister were transported to a hospital where they were treated and released.

Wheeler works at Colombia’s KSP Post. He will be back in court August 9 for a pre-trial conference.