The Elkton Fire Department responded to a house and vehicle fire on Pea Ridge Road this morning.
Crews were dispatched to a home near the Williams Road intersection just after 6 this morning, with the initial call indicating the blaze started with a vehicle fire, which spread to the residence.
Fire-fighters remained on the scene until late in the morning.
A Cadiz woman is in jail for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars from a Trigg County store while employed there.
The report says 43-year old Michele Walker of 182 Crestview Lane is charged with Felony Theft for allegedly pocketing just over $4,400 that was meant to be deposited into a bank account while an employee of the Ideal Market on Main St.
Ms. Walker was an assistant manager of the store on December 11th, when the alleged crime happen. An arrest warrant was issued for Walker and it was served by Cadiz Police Officer Randy Clark Friday evening.
A Trigg County woman was arrested for allegedly driving impaired after a hit and run wreck Friday night.
Cadiz Police charged 49-year old Julie Coleman of Anna Street with her first DUI just after 10pm, according to the report, which says Ms. Coleman turned from Main St. onto Cunningham Avenue and hit a vehicle driven by 19-year old Michaela Creed of Cadiz.
Coleman allegedly kept driving until she was found at her home, where she told officers she had taken pills and didn’t remember the wreck. Officer Richard Martin made the arrest.
Two men who were allegedly attempting to break into a Clarksville residence Saturday night were arrested a short time later.
A news release from Clarksville Police says they received a call of a possible home invasion around 9:30 on Kingsbury Drive. When officers arrived, they found out that two men had come to the residence in an attempt to fight a 20 year old male that lived there.
They reportedly attempted to kick the back door in unsuccessfully, so they went to the front door to try. In the meantime, another 20 year old male inside of the residence retrieved a shotgun. After the intruders kicked in the door, they found themselves facing a shotgun and being ordered to leave the residence. The two men fled from the scene in a blue Pontiac Sunfire.
One of the men, known by one of the house’s occupants, was identified as 26-year old Nathaniel Hall. The vehicle and description of both suspects was relayed to officers in the area and Officer Joshua Swaffer spotted the vehicle on the 41-A Bypass, relayed the direction of travel, and Officer Beau Skinner was able to stop the vehicle. Both suspects were positively identified as the men trying to force their way into the residence.
Hall and 26-year old Zachary Craig Mccall, both of Clarksville, were charged with Criminal Attempt to Committ Aggravated Burglary.
Hopkinsville Police investigated a fight that ended with two women sustaining stab wounds this morning.
Few details were immediately available, but police say they received a call of several people fighting on Foxfield Rd. around 2:15. When they arrived, they found two women who had been stabbed, though their wounds didn’t appear to be life-threatening.
We’ll have more details on the incident with the release of the official report.