A wreck involving a motorcycle at 9th and Bethel Street last evening injured the biker.
The Hopkinsville Police report by Edward Eastman says 61-year old Ursula Ellis of Hopkinsville attempted to turn her vehicle left onto Bethel just after 6pm and drove into the path of a motorcycle driven by 36-year old Christopher Thornsberry of Hopkinsville.
Thornsberry didn’t have time to avoid a wreck and drove into the right rear of the Ellis vehicle. Thornsberry, who was not wearing a helmet, was taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center. His passenger and Ellis went uninjured.
Hopkinsville Police are investigating a burglary at an East 12th Street residence from over the weekend.
Officers believe at least two suspects forced their way into 927 East 12th between noon and 2pm Saturday and took two video game systems, several games and 450 dollars in cash.
Two suspects are listed on the report and police believe they forced their way into the front door and broke a kitchen window to leave. Total value of stolen property is listed at 12-hundred dollars.
A Murray State University basketball player was arrested on assault charges yesterday afternoon.
A news release from the Murray Police Department says 20-year old Zaveral Jackson of Murray assaulted two people with his vehicle in the parking lot of the Murray Wal-Mart, which is very close to the university campus.
Both victims suffered what appeared to be minor injuries and Jackson is charged with two counts of first degree assault. The incident happened around 4pm and police say the initial call was regarding an altercation in front of the store.
The Clarksville boy who accidentally shot himself at his home Saturday night remains in Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.
A news release from Clarksville Police says the three year old is in critical, but stable condition after surgery. Officers were called to a Peachers Ridge Road apartment after the child found a handgun belonging to his mother on a couch and pulled the trigger, striking himself in the stomach.
Charges are pending against the 22-year old mother, who had a handgun carry permit, according to CPD.
The Christian County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection with the early Sunday morning murder on Old Palmyra Road.
Captain Chris Miller says 29-year old Micah Steven Holland of Pembroke was arrested Sunday afternoon and charged with the murder of 30-year old Joey Weatherwax of Cox Mill Road. Weatherwax was found near 7845 Old Palmyra just after 3am with injuries from being hit by a vehicle and what police are now calling a “possible gunshot wound.”
Weatherwax was pronounced dead on the scene and his body was taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville for an autopsy. Numerous sources say the two men were kin to each other.
Holland is in the Christian County Jail on one million dollars bond.