Alcohol was the common theme for police activity through the overnight and early morning hours.
Hopkinsville Police Officer Fernando Rodriguez responded to the Jennie Stuart Emergency Room just after 10 last night the report of a woman causing a disturbance.
When police arrived, they reportedly found 32-year old Jennifer Shewey of Hopkinsville using obscene language and apparently under the influence of alcohol. Officer Rodriguez writes that she had slurred speech and smelled of alcohol.
Officers told her several times to calm down and to have a seat, but Shewey allegedly continued to use loud foul language around the other patients in the waiting room.
Shewey is also accused of refusing to get into the police cruiser and of striking a deputy jailer in the groin with her knee.
She is charged with being drunk in public, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault of a correctional officer.
Meanwhile, Hopkinville Police arrested three motorists in the downtown area of the city in the first five hours of the morning for allegedly driving impaired, with one driver having a blood alcohol content of nearly three times the legal limit and another under the age of 21.
Officers say they are focusing on the downtown area as a high collision area and that anyone driving drunk will be caught and arrested.
Hopkinsville Police say the man suspected of robbing a Fort Campbell gas station last month has been arrested in Tampa, Florida.
24-year old Uwa Ken Jesuorobo was arrested today and charged with 1st degree robbery and 1st degree criminal mischief.
Jesuorobo is accused of entering the Max Fuel located at 4124 Fort Campbell Boulevard on January 3rd shortly after 2:00 am and threatened to use a machete while demanding money from the sales clerk.
According to police, before he fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, Jesuorobo destroyed the stores surveillance video equipment.
Police say his arrest was made possible by an anonymous tip called into the Hopkinsville-Christian County Crime Stoppers.The 24-year old suspect is lodged in the Hillsborough County jail.
The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that state lawmakers will run in their old districts.
The ruling came after House Democrats asked the state’s highest court to rule on whether or not a Franklin Circuit judge was correct in saying the boundaries passed in this year’s session were unconstitutional.
Judge Phillip Shepherd ruled that the lawmakers would run in the old districts and all six ruling justices agreed. The General Assembly will still have to re-district at some point this year, likely after the election.
The constitution retires the re-drawing of district lines after every census, which happen every ten years.
The Hopkinsville man accused of fatally shooting his father last year was indicted by the Christian County Grand Jury Friday.
Indicted on murder was 56-year old Darrell Lee Tidwell of Antioch Road.
Tidwell allegedly shot his father, Kenneth Tidwell on November 13th following a physical and verbal altercation.
According to Hopkinsville Police, following the shooting Tidwell called 9-1-1 and his father’s care-taker and confessed to shooting his father.
Officials with Aaron McNeil House publicly announced Kurt Anderson has been hired as the new Executive Director of the organization.
Anderson is a former attorney and officials believe he will bring a lot of knowledge and integrity to his position.
According to Anderson, his new role with the crisis relief center is an opportunity of a life-time and he is thrilled to be able to make a career out of helping local residents get back on their feet.
His first day of employment as executive director was January 23rd and officials appointed Frank Montgomery as the new Chairman of the Board, having previously served on the board for three years.