Hopkinsville Police are investigating a major theft from a Bradshaw Pike Extension building.
Officers were called to 104 Bradshaw Pike Extension around 10:30 after Dave Sturges of Hopkinsville called ECC to say he witnessed two males taking air conditioning units.
Sturges said he asked the males what they were doing and that’s when they ran to their truck and drove away.
The suspects got away with three Lennox 1.5 ton units valued at 35-hundred dollars each and a Green Rheem 2 ton unit valued at 35-hundred dollars.
A Hopkinsville gas station and convenience store was extensively damaged Friday afternoon after a vehicle crashed through the store’s front glass doors.
Vice-President of the local Maxfuel Express, Gerald White spoke about the incident.
No one was injured as a result of the crash and business continued as workers were adding wood boards to secure the business.
The Christian County Grand Jury today indicted 16 people for various heinous crimes.
51-year old Donald Cramer of Herndon was indicted on two counts of 1st degree sexual abuse,1st degree unlawful transaction with a minor, illegal controlled substance under 18 years old, 1st degree unlawful transaction with a minor, 3rd degree unlawful transaction of a minor, illegal sexual activity, victim under the age of 18, falsely reporting an incident and 1st degree wanton endangerment.
According to his indictment, Cramer allegedly made inappropriate sexual contact with a 16-year old female and gave the juvenile alcohol and three prescription pills and touched her inappropriately while she slept.
26-year old Anthony Grimes of Hopkinsville was indicted for 1st degree robbery after he allegedly used physical force upon Narenda and Savitaben Patel, the owners of Fairview Inn, while committing a theft from them and was armed with a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument will committing the act on March 27th, 2010.
Grimes allegedly held up the Fairview Inn at gunpoint and made off with about $1500.
Meanwhile, 45-year old Monte Neely was indicted for 1st degree stalking, retaliating against a participant in a legal process, using restricted ammunition during a felony, carrying a concealed deadly weapon.
32-year old Michael James Hunter of Hopkinsville was indicted for 2nd degree burglary, two counts of 3rd degree assault, retaliating against a participant in a legal process, 2 counts of 3rd degree terroristic threatening.
Hunter is accused of unlawfully entering the residence of Whitney Cayce at 703 East 3rd Street with the intent to commit a crime on July 19th and then kicked and head-butted two officers on July 23rd and then threatened to harm Cayce, whom he believed would be a witness in the legal proceedings against him.
Officials want to remind the public that the entire court system will be closed state-wide on Monday due to state budget cuts.
All Court system employees will be on furlough that day.
All court services will resume the following day.
Hopkinsville Police say the 8-year old girl who was shot in the abdomen Wednesday night at a Durrett Avenue residence during a drive-by shooting was released from the hospital yesterday.
Police also say they are searching for three men identified as Malcolm Rashaad Wright, Zachary Michael Lane and Mitchell Louis Wallace, who are wanted for questioning in connection with the drive-by shooting that took place around 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Police say anyone with information about the suspects are urged to contact police immediately and a $2,000 cash reward will be offered for any tip that leads to an arrest in this case.
As previously reported, police responded to 1413 Durrett Avenue just after 7 p.m. after someone in a vehicle fired shots into the residence that was occupied by the child and two adult females.
One of the adults, 59-year old Louvenia Wilford of Hopkinsville sustained minor injuries and was treated and released from Jennie Stuart Medical Center, while the other female went uninjured in the incident.
The Hopkinsville-Christian County Crime Stoppers organization is also offering a cash reward for information about the suspects who are responsible for the drive-by shooting.