A Hopkinsville man was arrested yesterday afternoon for allegedly stealing from his grandmother.
Charged with one count of first degree burglary and one count of second degree burglary after being interviewed at the police station was 26-year old Shaun Curtiss Crick.
Police say Crick pawned several items belonging to his grandmother after she had reported them stolen. The property included nine guns and several rings. Total value of the items is listed at 16-hundred dollars.
The arrest card says Crick admitted to being responsible for the thefts.
Trigg County Hospital will be expanding in the near future, thanks in part to a federal loan.
A news release from Congressman Ed Whitfield’s office says the Trigg County Hospital Corporation has received approval for a 7-million dollar loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development to renovate and modernize the facility.
Congressman Whitfield says the loan will help provide updated medical services for the people of the Trigg county region, as well as create jobs and provide an economic boost to the Cadiz area.
The project includes the development of a new surgery suite, ambulatory care, procedures suite, and sterile processing support areas, as well as a new family waiting area. The project will also include the renovation of an existing building located within 250 yards of the hospital to relocate Outpatient Physical Therapy and the Rural Health Clinic.
Here’s something you don’t hear about in the news too often. Clarksville Police are applauding a good samaritan who recently discovered and notified authorities about a duffle bag full of cash.
Police say 49-year old Kenneth Allen of Helton Drive, Clarksville contacted police when he found a blue bank bag sitting on top of a trash can, outside of a Peachers Mill Road convenience store filled with a large amount of cash a 51-year old man’s wallet inside.
According to police, the duffel bag contained $12,764 and that the owner of the bag had a severe reaction to his medication and was hospitalized and that’s when the bag was left at the convenience store.
The money has been returned to the owner thanks in large part to the good samaritan.
A Clarksville man was booked into the Montgomery County Jail over the weekend for allegedly robbing another man at gun point under the guise of being a door to door salesman.
Clarksville Police say sometime Sunday afternoon 24-year old Maurice Antonio Deleoatch of Cascade Drive and his accomplice approached a 51-year old man sitting in a wheelchair on the porch of his Rainbow Street residence and told him they were selling sports magazines and let them both inside his residence.
The victim says as soon as they entered his residence, one of them pulled out a handgun and pointed it at his head, while the other man ransacked the residence, took his wallet, credit cards, cash, oxycodone and diabetes medicine.
Shortly after the alleged armed robbery, Deleoatch and the other suspect fled the scene in an older model vehicle, which was later located at an apartment complex on Rusellville Pike and police were able to determine Deleoatch as one of the two robbery suspects.
Deleoatch, who has a lengthy criminal history was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery and was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on a $10,000.
The other suspect remains at large and is described as a black male, 18 or 19 years old, with clean shaven and short hair.
Anyone with information can call the TIPSLINE, 931-645-8477.
The American Red Cross is launching an emergency appeal throughout the middle Tennessee and western Kentucky regions.
The Red Cross is working with half the blood supply it had on hand last year and officials are asking for area residents to donate their blood to potentially help hundreds of lives.
Trigg and Christian County Red Cross Branch Manager Melissa Hamilton says blood donations are very important to the organization and for the residents who desperately need it to stay alive.