A Hopkinsville man is accused of borrowing a vehicle and never returning it to its rightful owner.
26-year old Tierra Chester told Hopkinsville Police officers yesterday that she let a male friend borrow her vehicle on Friday, January 13th and has not seen her car since.
The stolen vehicle is described as a 1988 four-door sedan Oldsmobile and is reportedy worth $1,000.
According to police no arrests have been made in this case, but officers are following up on all leads.
The Hopkinsville Police Department continues to investigate a theft claim that was reported Monday.
Mike Coomer told police that sometime between Friday, January 13th and Monday, an unknown person unlawfully entered a warehouse located at 18-61 East 9th Street and stole a Samsung computer monitor and an air compressor.
The stolen property is reportedly worth $300 and a suspect description was not provided in the report.
Two Muhlenberg County teens have been arrested for allegedly burglarizing a church.
Kentucky State Police say 19-year old Eather Wagoner of Greenville and 18-year old Jared Seaton are charged with 3rd degree Burglary for allegedly breaking into Browder General Baptist Church January 7th and stealing a 32 inch television.
Trooper Brandon McPherson investigated the crime and was able to locate the television and give it back to the church.
Wagoner and Seaton are in the Muhlenberg County Jail facing felony charges.
Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp has gone on the record in support of a citywide ordinance against smoking in most public places, but that may not bee needed of the General Assembly passes proposed legislation.
Lexington Democrat State Representative Susan Westrom has sponsored a bill banning smoking in public places, including the workplace.
Representative Westrom acknowledges the past of Kentucky being one of the tobacco capitals of the world, but says that industry is now much more global.
She says she’s even received calls from tobacco farmers supporting the ban on smoking in public, which likely wouldn’t have happened in the past.
Tennessee already has such a ban and Indiana is considering the same thing during this year’s session of the General Assembly. The American Lung Association has given Kentucky an “F” grade on tobacco control policies, saying there are not enough rules protecting citizens from the known health hazards of tobacco use.
A single vehicle wreck on Gospel of Peace Road last night injured a Christian County woman.
The incident happened around 8pm near the intersection with Butler Road, according to the report from the Sheriff’s Office, which says 51-year old Darlene Kozac of Candy Drive was westbound when a truck swerved into her lane.
Ms. Kozac swerved to miss the oncoming truck and ran off the roadway and into a pole. Her vehicle continued on until striking an embankment.
She was taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment of injuries to the head and face.