Someone recently stole over 700 dollars worth of gasoline from a north Christian County man.
The perpetrator broke the latch valve on storage tank belonging to Scotty Parsons at 300 Parsons Road, Crofton, draining the storage tank of approximately 200 gallons.
The suspect also stole several small gas cans out of a shed to take some of the gas away. The value of the stolen gas is listed at 740 dollars.
Hopkinsville Community College held their annual Constitution Day forum this afternoon, where guest commentators spoke about 1st Amendment rights and how the political arena has changed over the years.
Christian Circuit Court Judge John Atkins was among two other commentators during the forum that answered in-depth questions about today’s politics.
Political issues are often labeled as liberal, conservative, labor, socialist, fundamentalist or left versus right wing.
Judge Atkins responded to the question to what extent can more nuisanced thinking work in a competitive political environment.
A Pembroke man accused of fatally shooting and running over his cousin with his vehicle appeared in Christian District Court this afternoon.
29-year old Micah Holland of Pembroke stood silently with his head down while his attorney, Fletcher Long addressed the court and questioned Christian County Sheriff’s Detective Bobby Nichols.
Detective Nichols described the crime scene when he first arrived to the 7845 Old Palmyra Road residence of the victim, 30-year old Joey Weatherwax.
A Princeton man was injured in a wreck Friday afternoon in Lyon County.
A news release from Kentucky State Police says the incident happened just after noon on U.S. 62 when 80-year old Harold Wilkinson of Hazel was merging off I-24 and was attempting to make a left turn.
Wilkinson reportedly drove his box truck into the path of a pickup driven by 55-year old Michael Gregory of Princeton, who didn’t have time to stop before a collision. Gregory was taken to Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah for non-life-threatening injuries, while Wilkinson went uninjured.
A young Hopkinsville man was arrested on drug trafficking charges in Hopkins County last night.
A news release from Kentucky State Police says 18-year old Edgar Garay Munoz of Hopkinsville was pulled over on the Pennyrile Parkway for allegedly speeding near the 33-mile-marker.
It was determined the driver had an outstanding warrant for his arrest and when Trooper Ryan Fox attempted to identify a passenger, he smelled a strong odor of marijuana.
A search of the car was conducted and police allegedly found 13 and a half pounds of marijuana inside. Munoz was arrested and charged with trafficking in marijuana and was lodged in the Hopkins County Jail.