A Clarksville teenager was flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center following a two-vehicle wreck in Christian County yesterday.
Christian County Sheriff’s Captain Chris Miller says 56-year old Hank Dawson of Herndon was northbound on Palmyra Road around 3:30 and said he didn’t see the westbound vehicle driven by 44-year old Jamie Shade of Clarksville on Kentucky 117.
Dawson struck Shade’s driver’s side, causing major damage. Dawson was taken by private vehicle to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment of shoulder pain.
16-year old Ashley Shade was flown by helicopter to Vanderbilt for treatment of an apparent broken leg, while 14-year old Natalie Green was taken by ambulance to Blanchfield Army Hospital for treatment of a possible broken leg.
A Madisonville man was arrested yesterday for allegedly shooting another man in the leg.
A news release from Hopkins County Sheriff’s Detective Will Coursey says 54-year old Dwayne Cates of Madisonville and 49-year old Daniel Martin of Madisonville were in an argument on Crowley Lane.
Police say Cates had a gun and fired it toward the ground in the area of Martin and his girlfriend. Martin was struck in the leg and taken to Regional Medical Center, while Cates was located behind his home and arrested on first degree assault and wanton endangerment charges.
A home invasion at a Hopkinsville apartment complex is under investigation.
Police first responded to a disturbance with guns involved at 205 Waddell Circle around 9:45 Monday night and were called back again after 20-year old Tiffany Wetenkamp said the original four suspects came back with more people and assaulted her.
Ms. Wetenkamp said the perpetrators dragged her out of the apartment and continued to assault her. The report says she had several bruises and scratches on her face, back, arms and legs. Police believe the second attack was in retaliation for calling police the first time.
Four suspects are named on the report and the investigation continues.
The Christian County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after someone stole all of the copper wiring out of a north Christian County home.
Someone forced their way into the 1335 Grapevine Road home belonging to 77-year old G.O. Rogers early this week and made holes in the walls to steal 5-thousand dollars worth of copper wire.
The perpetrator did a thousand dollars worth of damage in the process of taking the wire. The investigation continues.
Police in Clarksville are asking for the public’s help in finding the men responsible for a major theft from a lumber store.
A news release says sometime between 5pm June 17th and 5am June 18th, there was lumber, shingles, a forklift, leaf blower, chainsaw and two vehicles stolen from 84 Lumber on Alfred Thun Road. In all, the property added up to a value of 65-thousand dollars.
Nashville Police would recover the forklift at Hickory Grove Boulevaard, but the rest of the property is still missing. Anyone who may have information on the incident is asked to call 931-645-8477.