Clarksville Police need your help in locating an alleged rapist.
28-year old Erastus James Mummery has two warrants on file for rape and police say he also has an extensive criminal history that includes previous felony convictions.
According to Clarksville Police the two rape warrants stem from allegations of two separate incidents of rape.
Mummery is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year old female on September 2010 at a Clarksville residence and he is accused of getting into the vehicle of a 17-year old female and sexually assaulting her in the vehicle on December 4th.
Police urge anyone with information about Mummery’s whereabouts to contact police at 931-645-8477.
A man already in the Calloway County Jail on sexual abuse charges has had additional counts added on.
State Police Public Information Officer Dean Patterson says 50-year old Robert Meredith of Hazel now faces three more counts of Sexual Abuse.
Meredith pled guilty to sex abuse charges in August and police say the additional charges come from information obtained by another victim. A grand jury has already indicted Meredith for the three counts of abuse and he remains in jail.
A City of Hopkinsville garbage truck caught fire during its route yesterday afternoon.
The Hopkinsville Fire Department was called to Stone Valley Drive around 1:45pm, where fire-fighters found smoke coming from the back of the truck. The four trucks and eight fire-fighters were able to get the blaze out quickly and the truck was “closed down” and driven back to the landfill on Mount Zoar-Latham Road.
No damage cost estimate is listed on the report.
A wreck in the drive-thru lane at Rally’s on Fort Campbell Boulevard yesterday afternoon injured a Hopkinsville woman.
The report from Hopkinsville Police says 34-year old Darius Allen of Paducah was stopped when 78-year old Kenneth Davis of Hopkinsville collided with the back of his car just before 3pm.
Witnesses told police that Davis barely struck Allen’s vehicle, though Allen’s passenger—34-year old Nicole Parker of Hopkinsville—would later seek treatment for back pain at a Paducah hospital.
Davis and Allen went uninjured.
A rear-end collision on Glass Avenue at North Drive yesterday injured a passenger.
The incident happened around 3:45, according to the report from Hopkinsville Police, which says 23-year old Michael Butler of Hopkinsville was stopped at the traffic light with 30-year old Brooke Randall stopped in her vehicle behind him.
When the light turned green, Butler was able to pull forward briefly, but had to quickly stop again with traffic. Ms. Randall didn’t notice traffic had stopped and ran into the back of Butler’s vehicle.
A passenger in Butler’s car, 25-year old Jameyel Hodge of Hopkinsville, was taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for back pain. Butler was cited for not having proof of insurance on his vehicle.