Three people were injured in a two-vehicle wreck at Russellville Road and the bypass Friday morning.
The Hopkinsville Police report says the incident happened just before 9 when 35-year old Rajesh Dixon of Oak Grove was northbound on the bypass and 46-year old Pamela McKinney of Lewisburg was eastbound on Russellville Road.
Dixon stopped at the stop sign, but said he didn’t see Ms. McKinney’s vehicle and ran into her rear driver’s side.
Ms. McKinney and her passenger, 48-year old Christopher McKinney of Lewisburg, were taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center as was Dixon. Everyone involved was wearing a seat belt.
A Hopkinsville man was arrested early yesterday morning for allegedly dealing drugs.
The arrest card from Hopkinsville Police Officer Federico Rodriguez says 20-year old Nakeifer Blane was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a traffic stop just after 1am at Faulkner Street and Starling Drive.
Blane allegedly tried to leave the vehicle and admitted to recently smoking marijuana. Police say they found two individually wrapped baggies and six loose bundles of marijuana under the driver’s seat in addition to one small baggie of the illegal weed in the passenger floor board.
Officer Rodriguez also notes that 355 dollars in cash was found in the vehicle. Blane was arrested and charged with trafficking in marijuana and public intoxication.
Kentucky State Police continue to investigate the self-inflicted death of a Christian County Jail inmate, who was seeking treatment for a non-life threatening injury at Jennie Stuart Medical Center Saturday afternoon.
KSP Sergeant Dean Patterson explains the events that led up to the death of 40-year old Jeffery Downs of Paducah.
Sergeant Patterson says while Downs was treated at the local hospital, he was able to obtain a Christian County Deputy Jailer’s gun to injure himself.
State Police say Downs had been lodged in the Christian County Jail for parole violation.
Jennie Stuart’s Director of Marketing and Community Relations, Jim Goss says despite the best efforts of doctors, Downs passed away as a result of a self-inflicted gun shot wound.
Clarksville Police are investigating a shooting death at a night club from early Saturday morning.
A news release from Public Information Officer Jim Knoll says officers were called to C-Ray’s Social Club on Fort Campbell Boulevard just after 3am and found a 20-year old male laying on a wooden ramp outside.
An ambulance took the man to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds and he died shortly after 4am from his injuries. Police say he was not a Fort Campbell solider.
Police received little cooperation from other people who were at the club, but were able to determine a fight had broken out and that shots were fired during the confrontation. Detectives continue to process the scene and anyone who may have information on the incident should call Clarksville Police anonymously at 931-645-TIPS.
The victim’s name is being withheld, pending family notification.