Hopkinsville Police are investigating a shooting incident on Wildwood Drive from Wednesday that injured a Hopkinsville man.
The Hopkinsville Police report says 19-year old Deaerion Dowey of Hopkinsville was shot near 200 Wildwood between 3:20 and 3:30 in the afternoon, though it wasn’t reported to police until around 10:45 Wednesday night.
Dowey sustained what are described as minor injuries and no suspects are listed on the report.
Three people were injured this afternoon in Hopkins County following a two-vehicle wreck on Stagecoach Road.
The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Department says 16-year old Joseph Martin of Hanson was driving south on Stagecoach Road and as the vehicle was going around a curve, Martin’s vehicle crossed the center line and struck another vehicle head-on, which was driven by 75-year old Luann Haywood of Hanson.
Sheriff’s Deputies say Ms. Haywood was driving north on the roadway when the wreck happened.
Mrs. Haywood and her passenger, 55-year old David Haywood were both taken by ambulance to Baptist Health Emergency Department.
At last check, Luann and David Haywood were both listed in stable condition.
Martin was transported to Baptist Health Emergency Department by private vehicle for a foot injury.
The Hanson Fire Department, Kentucky State Police and Medical Center Ambulance Service also provided assistance on the scene.
A Calvert City man was taken into custody following a joint investigation made by multiple local and federal law enforcement agencies.
42-year old Claude Johnson of Calvert City is charged with two counts of Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 2nd or greater offense – Methamphetamine, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of a Defaced Firearm.
On January 15th a joint investigation by the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force, ATF, and the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office culminated on Monday.
Officers with the Marshall County Special Response Team made entry into a home on Retirement Circle, just west of Calvert City in order to serve an arrest warrant on Johnson.
In the course of the arrest, detectives seized methamphetamine, a sawed off shotgun, $15,000 cash, and other contraband.
Marshall County Sheriff Kevin Byars stated he was glad that the hard work paid off and that the drugs and their proceeds were taken off the streets.
Kentucky State Police investigated a multiple-vehicle wreck with injuries this afternoon on KY 1-89, near Greenville.
State Police say the collision happened around 12:01 p.m. as Greenville Police Officer Wes Miller conducted a traffic stop on the southbound shoulder of KY 189.
Greenville Police Chief, 45-year old Darren Harvey of Greenville had pulled in behind Officer Miller to assist with the traffic stop.
Preliminary investigation indicated that 62-year old Elizabeth Gentry of Central City, crossed into the northbound lane to distance herself from the traffic and as a result of the lane change, Ms. Gentry’s vehicle struck the vehicle of 41-year old Nathan Berry of Dunmor, Kentucky, which caused her vehicle to spin around and hit the rear bumper of Chief Harvey’s vehicle.
Police say Chief Harvey was struck in the leg by Gentry’s vehicle while he stood between two police cruisers, while Berry’s vehicle overturned and came to rest on its passenger side.
Berry and his 21-year old wife, Trulie Berry and their 2-year old daughter, Elizabeth Berry were all transported by ambulance to the Muhlenberg Community Hospital for treatment.
Berry and his wife were extricated from the vehicle by mechanical means.
Ms. Gentry went uninjured in the wreck, while Chief Harvey did not seek medical treatment. Officer Miller and the subject that he had stopped were not injured.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Bowling Green recently returned from his trip from Israel last week, where he met with government officials to discuss different projects between the U.S. and Israeli Government.
Jason Hasert, a field representative with Senator Paul’s office spoke about what the Senator is doing on a legislative front, now that he is back on U.S. soil.