The Trigg County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men accused in a theft Saturday.
A news release from Sheriff Ray Burnam says 35-year old Tony Carr, Jr. and 27-year old Brandon Linton of Cadiz after police received a theft complaint. Carr is charged with second degree burglary, receiving stolen property, possession of methamphetamine, tampering with evidence, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Linton was charged with burglary, receiving stolen property, possession of methamphetamine ingredients and possession of paraphernalia. Sheriff Burnam says more charges are pending .
Oak Grove Police have identified the man they believe is responsible for a Sunday morning double-shooting at a convenience store that left one man dead and another injured.
Public Information Officer Sam Suiter says 22-year old Hersey Mitchell is awaiting extradition at the Montgomery County Jail on murder charges. The Montgomery County Jail website lists Mitchell’s address as Persimmon Court, Clarksville and has his bond at 250-thousand dollars.
Officer Suiter said the department is not releasing the names of the victims at this time.
The incident happened around 3:20 at the Mapco on Segler Drive, which is near the Oak Grove Wal-Mart. The injured victim was taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center by private vehicle and the other man was pronounced dead at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital on Fort Campbell.
A pursuit by Oak Grove police continued into Montgomery County and police there assisted in the apprehension of Mitchell.
No one was injured in an early morning house fire that is being investigated as a possible arson.
The blaze was called into the ECC shortly after 3:20 of a home on fire at 112 Sycamore Street. No one was home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries.
Units with the Hopkinsville Fire Department remained on the scene well into the morning putting the blaze out and investigating. We’ll have more details with the release of the Fire Department and Police reports.
A small Clarksville child is in the hospital after allegedly shooting himself in the hand with a gun yesterday afternoon.
It’s no less than the fourth time this year that a child found a parent’s gun and fired it in Clarksville, with yesterday’s incident happening at a Terminal Road apartment.
Public Information Officer Jim Knoll says the one-year old boy found the gun on a coffee table around 3:15. The boy grabbed it and shot himself in the hand. Charges are pending and the child is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Gateway Medical Center.
A fight between two Tennessee men who worked together on South Main Street Saturday morning resulted in an arrest on assault charges.
The incident happened at 121 South Main around 10:30, when 47-year old Jeffery Palmer of Mount Juliet and 32-year old James Morrissey of Madison, Tennessee got into a verbal argument that turned physical.
The Hopkinsville Police report says Morrissey was Palmer’s employer and that Palmer struck Morrissey in the head with some type of tool, causing a severe laceration. Palmer was arrested and charged with second degree assault. A female at the scene—46-year old Christie Ford of Mount Juliet—was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance after police allegedly found pills not prescribed to her in her possession.