Hopkinsville Police arrested a Florida man after an alleged armed robbery on McPherson Street early Wednesday morning.
Charged with first degree robbery is 27-year old Robert Johnson of Pensecola, Florida. Johnson is accused of choking 20-year old Charles McCord and pointing a gun at him, while demanding his phone. Johnson allegedly had McCord's phone at the time of the arrest. The alleged incident happened around 3:30 a.m. near the intersection of McPherson and Fowler.
McCord was not injured and Johnson was lodged in the Chrisitian County Jail.
A Dawson Springs man convicted of manslaughter over 25 years ago is going to spend more time in jail on gun charges.
Forty-nine year old Kevin Fitzgerald of Dawson Springs pled guilty in federal court to charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. A news release says a search warrant executed at his home turned up guns and ammunition in December of 2012.
Fitzgerald had been convicted in 1986 on manslaughter charges and was not allowed to have guns. He was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for the recent gun charges.
A Pembroke man was arrested late last night for allegedly trafficking prescription pills.
Few details are provided, but Hopkinsville Police arrested 28-year old John Bell, Jr. of Pembroke on Liberty Street just before midnight. The report says Bell had 10 doses of hydrocodone tied up in a baggy in his left front pocket.
Bell was arrested and charged with trafficking in a controlled substance and was lodged in the Christian County Jail.
A vehicle stolen in Iowa was recovered in Hopkinsville early this morning.
Hopkinsville Police Officer Jason Brent was doing routine checks at businesses and found a 2010 Chrysler Sebring in the Lowes parking lot. A computer check revealed the vehicle had been stolen from a man in Des Moines, Iowa.
The car is valued at $10,000 and no other information is provided.
There will be another Kelly Community meeting tomorrow evening.
Organizer Frank Brown says the focus of the meeting will be on the upcoming Kelly Little Green Men Days and the anti-bullying message that will be featured at this year's event.
There will also be neighborhood watch updates and door prizes will be handed out. Representatives of the Pennyrile Regional Citizens Corps Council, Christian County Sheriff's Office, Westside Volunteer Fire Department and local elected officials have been invited to attend.
The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Kelly Baptist Church fellowship hall on U.S. Highway 41 in Kelly.