Alcohol was allegedly a factor in a wreck Thursday night on Fort Campbell Boulevard that injured one.
That wreck happened around 7:30, according to the report, which says 61-year old Watkin Manning of Hopkinsville failed to stop at a red light at Skyline Drive and rear-ended a vehicle driven by 17-year old Shanise Oates of Hopkinsville.
A passenger in the Oates vehicle, 17-year old Mary Catlett of Hopkinsville, had to be taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment of her injuries.
Police say Manning failed field sobriety tests, including counting how many fingers an officer was holding up, and allegedly had a blood alcohol content of .139. He was arrested and charged with aggravated DUI and lodged in the Christian County Jail.
Fire-fighters in Muhlenberg County responded to a mobile home fire early this morning.
The call went out around 6:15 of a mobile home on fire at 113 Flanagan. The Drakesboro Volunteer Fire Department had the blaze out by around 6:50 and initial reports indicate that no one was injured in the incident.
The blaze did do significant damage to the structure.
Clarksville police investigated a murder on Nolen Rd. Saturday morning, with an arrest made a few hours later.
A news release from Public Information Officer Jim Knoll says police were called to building 6 at 1523 Nolen just after midnight to the report of shots fired.
Officers reportedly found several shell casings outside and multiple bullet holes in the door. A deceased female, whom police are not identifying, was found in a bathtub inside with gunshot wounds. Police say the victim was in her early 20’s.
Witnesses told police the victim was last seen attempting to get away from a man whom is believed to have been her boyfriend—21-year old Nicholas Rico Durant of Clarksville. The witness said he or she ran to get help when the victim was seen fleeing from Durant and heard shots fired.
Durant then allegedly fled the scene to a friend’s house, where he told that he had been in an argument with the victim and that he shot her. He then allegedly fled the area, with police having a vehicle description of a white Dodge Charger and a possible direction of travel.
North Carolina Highway Patrol spotted Durant around 10am and arrested him near the Interstate 40-Interstate 26 interchange without incident. He is in the Buncombe County Detention Facility and is awaiting extradition back to Montgomery County on criminal homicide charges.
The victim’s name will be released once all family has been notified.
Hopkinsville Police made a drug arrest of note this week, while Christian County Sheriff's officials are seeking a thief who got away with $60,000 worth of scaffolding.
Taken into custody on the strength of a warrant signed by Trigg County Judge Woody woodall was 33-year old Leroy Love of Hopkinsville, who is charged with trafficking in a controlled substance in the paper, which notes that it's a second offense.
Elsewhere, the construction scaffolding was taken from a flat bed trailer parked on the Bell Station Road, with Allen White of Hopkinsville telling sheriff's officials that he checked the construction scaffolding February 10th and it was all there, but when he checked Thursday, an estimated 60-thousand dollars worth of the equipment had been stolen.
A young Cadiz man has been arrested for the second time in a month on bullying-related charges.
A news release from Trigg County Sheriff Ray Burnam says 18-year old Jermya Davis Love was arrested by Sgt. Jimmy Godair Friday on charges of stalking. Love, who is a student at Trigg County High School, was arrested late last month on charges of harassing communications.
Sheriff Burnam said both incidents were related to bullying. The sheriff says his office is taking proactive approach and that anyone who is a victim of bullying or knows of someone who is can report it at 522-6014.