The Christian County Sheriff’s Office arrested a local man Tuesday who is accused of assaulting and threatening a pregnant woman earlier this month.
Served with an arrest warrant on fourth degree assault and terroristic threatening charges was 37-year old Antawn Nance of West 13th Street, Hopkinsville. The warrant served by Lieutenant Wade Connell alleges that Nance grabbed a female from behind on January 7th and began to choke her.
The victim broke away and ran outside, where Nance allegedly threw her against a car and assaulted her again—saying he was going to make her miscarry. Nance is also accused of threatening to kill the victim.
Nance was lodged in the Christian County Jail on $2,000 bond.
Christian County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a burglary at a Greenville Road residence from last week.
James Williams told Deputy Jeremy Dragoo that he returned home at 7070 Greenville Road last Thursday to find his back door kicked in and over three thousand dollars worth of property stolen including a flat screen television and a laptop computer.
A suspect is listed on the report and the investigation continues.
The Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force assisted the Murray Police Department in drug bust Tuesday.
A news release from Murray Police says 27-year old Tyree Vaughn of Paris, Tennessee was arrested at the Bel Aire Shopping Center in Murray after being found with over five pounds of marijuana.
Vaughn was charged with trafficking in marijuana over five pounds, which is a Class C felony. He was lodged in the Calloway County Jail.
Kentucky State Police also assisted in the investigation.
The 101st Airborne Division will be conducting a ceremony this Friday to mark the division’s upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.
Military officials will be conducting a Color Casing ceremony as they prepare to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
The ceremony is scheduled to take place Friday afternoon at the division’s headquarters.
Officials say the ceremony is important because it marks the final step in deployment preparation for the 101st Airborne Division headquarters.
The division will be assuming operation control of NATO’s Regional- Command East in Bagram, Afghanistan this summer.
The division conducted its most recent Color Casing ceremony on May 19th, 2010, prior to its deployment to Afghanistan.
Agriculture Commissioner James Comer today launched two new programs that are geared towards helping Kentucky military veterans find jobs in agriculture.
Officials say Kentucky Proud Jobs for Vets connects veterans looking for employment with farmers who need labor, while Homegrown by Heroes is a new logo that identifies farm products produced by Kentucky veterans.
Officials add that both programs will operate out of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate among post-9/11 veterans nationwide was 10.8 percent in December 2012, compared with an overall unemployment rate of 7.8 percent.
Commissioner Comer stated he is working to expand the Homegrown by Heroes concept nationwide.