No one was injured in a shooting incident on Bark Ridge Court early Saturday morning.
Hopkinsville Police were called to 1909 Bark Ridge around 2:30, where Charles McKnight told Officer Cory Smith that he had been watching television in his den when he heard what sounded like an explosion coming from his kitchen area.
Upon further investigation, McKnight determined his house had been hit by gunfire. No one was hurt and no suspects are listed on the report. The investigation continues.
The 2013 Relay for Life was a big success, despite coming up a little short on its fund raising goal.
Total money raised for the American Cancer Society in this year's relay was $134,264—short of the $150,000 hoped for, but a great number, nonetheless.
The Relay was held Friday night and Saturday morning at the Stadium of Champions. This year's chair was Shawn Langston.
A local man went to Jennie Stuart Medical Center after a violent wreck on Fort Campbell Boulevard early Saturday morning.
The crash happened around 2:15 am, according to the Hopkinsville Police report from Officer Joseph Garcia, which says 18-year old Jamuri Wilson of the city had been northbound on the boulevard when he swerved to miss something in the road and ran down an embankment.
The vehicle rolled several times, striking three wooden storage sheds owned by JPM Performance. Wilson was taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt.
A Greenville man was arrested on drug and theft charges Friday night and he is also accused of allowing his small child to sit on a couch where a sawed off shotgun was underneath.
A news release from the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Office says they received information involving drug activity at 177 Dunn Road in Greenville. Detective Troy Gibson assigned to the Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force secured a search warrant for the residence. When officers went to the home, they allegedly found ingredients commonly used to make methamphetamine.
They also allegedly found other illegal drugs in the home and evidence of meth being made outside of the home. Additionally, a stolen motorcycle was recovered from the residence.
During the search, officers located a loaded sawed off shotgun under a couch cushion. Officers said it was the same couch a small child was sitting on when they entered the home.
Thirty-one year old Jeremy Barber of that address was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, controlled substance endangerment to a child fourth degree, possession of a defaced firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, cultivating marijuana and receiving stolen property. Other charges are pending against additional persons. Social services were called out to assist in the investigation.
Three people were arrested after an armed robbery at Murray hotel Friday night.
Murray Police responded to the Magnolia Inn on south 12th Street in Murray. An employee stated that a man confronted him with a weapon and demanded money. The man fled the scene on foot and then in a car and other suspects were reportedly seen in the vehicle.
The ensuing investigation led to the arrests of 35-year old Marcellous Foster and 25-year old Jacqueline Reed of Murray on first degree robbery charges.
A warrant was filed for 27-year old Johnny Grinstead also of Murray. Around 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Grinstead was located in Murray, arrested and charged with first degree robbery. All three suspects are lodged at the Calloway County Jail.