Jeremiah Poindexter Tyrone Poindexter Deandrea Grimes
Three Hopkinsville residents were arrested in connection with an alleged robbery in Hopkins County yesterday afternoon.
State Police say 38-year old Iria Kittinger of Madisonville called Hopkins County Dispatch around 3:20 and said he was following a vehicle occupied by the people who had just robbed him at gunpoint at his residence.
The vehicles were southbound on the Pennyrile Parkway, with KSP catching up to the suspects on State Highway 800 in Crofton. Arrested were 30-year old Tyrone Poindexter, 21-year old Deandrea Grimes and 24-year old Jeremiah Poindexter—all of Hopkinsville.
They were all charged with First Degree Robbery, with Tyrone Poindexter also charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. A search of the vehicle allegedly turned up guns and marijuana.
A Hopkinsville man says over $50,000 worth of cash and property was stolen from his Deepwood Drive residence yesterday morning.
Fred Hillman told Police someone broke into his home on Deepwood and took several items of expensive jewelry, a flatscreen television and $35,500 in 100 dollar bills.
Hillman said he left around 6:30am and the items were gone when he returned home. No suspects are listed on the report and the investigation continues.
A child abuse investigation is underway by the Christian County Sheriff’s Office after a 2-year old boy came home from an overnight trip with bruising Friday morning.
The mother of the toddler said her son returned from a Quisenberry Lane residence with large bruises on his upper thighs and buttocks. She said the bruises are the size and shape of an adult’s hand.
Deputy Wade Connnel writes on the report that he checked the injury with the mother present and the bruises were as she described.
Officials at Vanderbilt University Medical Center say the condition of a woman injured in a wreck in Trigg County yesterday morning has improved.
A hospital spokesperson says 47-year old Scarlett Sexton of Cadiz is now in stable condition, after being listed as critical, but stable in the hours after the wreck.
Trigg County Sheriff Ray Burnam said Ms. Scarlett ran off U.S. 68-80 around 8:30am and went down an embankment, striking several trees. The Trigg County Rescue Squad cut her from the wreckage and she was flown to Vanderbilt via helicopter.
With so much negative news in the area and across the world over the last several weeks, a local woman has taken it upon herself to organize a weekly Hopkinsville “prayer circle.”
Christian County Probation/Parole Officer Kathy Leslie says beginning this Friday, there will be community prayer at Little River Park by the fountain and will continue every Friday thereafter.
Ms. Leslie says the prayer circle will be held rain or shine and says the circle is open to all who wish to participate. She wants it to be a citywide effort and says there has already been more interest than she ever expected.
Once again, the prayer circle will be every Friday at noon at Little River Park next to the fountain.