BG man reportedly tries to cut his throat while being arrested for child porn

A Bowling Green man being arrested for allegedly having child pornography on his cell phone reportedly grabbed a knife during his arrest and tried to cut his throat.

Ralph Duchacek, 53, owner of Reliable Taxi in the 600 block of Sand Ridge Road, Bowling Green, was arrested Sunday after his girlfriend notified police that he had nude photographs of minor girls on his cell phone, according to Bowling Green Police Chief Tony Hetrick.

During the arrest, Duchacek reportedly grabbed an exacto knife and tried to cut his throat. His injury was minor and he was checked out on the scene by Bowling Green EMS, Hetrick said.

Duchacek was charged with pandering obscenity involving a minor and was taken to the Wood County Justice Center.

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