Faith Martin

Faith Martin

A Russellville man is being charged in the shooting death of a Todd County man found Sunday afternoon in a vehicle on Stateline Road in Todd County.

Thirty-one-year-old Daniel Westbrook is charged with murdering Jerry Robertson, 47, of Guthrie when he shot him multiple times leaving him for dead.

According to a Kentucky State Police investigation, Westbrook did not act alone. Three others have been arrested in connection with the shooting and one is still at large.

Brandi Scruggs, 26, of Guthrie, Faith Martin, 22, of Bowling Green and Timmie Latham, 36, of Bowling Green have all been taken into custody. Scruggs and Westbrook were arrested Wednesday in Logan County and Martin and Latham were arrested in Hart County.

Douglas Ray Cropper, 41, of Oakland, is being sought for complicity to murder and tampering with evidence. He is described as a white male, 5-8, weighing approximately 230 lbs. with brown hair and green eyes. The Kentucky State Police are asking anyone with any information about Cropper to contact authorities.

 

According to an arrest warrant for Westbrook, a Brandon McPherson stated that on Sept. 23, 2018, in Todd County that Westbrook unlawfully intended to cause the death of Jerry Robertson when he fired multiple gunshots into Robertson striking him three times.

According to an arrest warrant for Scruggs, a Brandon McPherson stated on Sept. 23, 2018, in Todd County, that Scruggs unlawfully intended to cause the death of Jerry Robertson by her actions involving a plan to lure Robertson into a location where she and others could inflict injury or death upon him. According to the warrant, Scruggs drove the vehicle with Robertson as a passenger. Her co-defendants namely Douglas Cropper, Faith Martin, Timmie Latham, and Daniel Westbrook approached the vehicle in a truck from behind. The truck passed the vehicle occupied by Scruggs and Robertson and blocked its forward travel.

According to the arrest warrant, Cropper provided a handgun to Westbrook prior to driving up on the vehicle occupied by Scruggs and Robertson.

The warrant states Westbrook exited the truck and begin firing at Robertson, ultimately causing his death. Scruggs then left in the truck, which was part of the evidence. Robertson was still breathing when Scruggs and others left without rendering aid to help him.