A collision at the intersection of East 9th and South Virginia Wednesday afternoon injured a Hopkinsville resident.
Hopkinsville Police say 20-year old Killian White of Ashland City, Tennessee ran a red light on South Virginia around 12:30 and hit the front bumper of a vehicle driven by 54-year old Reginald Brewer of Hopkinsville.
Brewer’s vehicle then veered left and collided with a utility pole. Brewer was taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for a possible head injury, while White went uninjured.
Witnesses told police that Brewer had a green light when he entered the intersection.
A two-vehicle wreck in Cadiz yesterday injured a Hopkinsville woman.
A news release from Cadiz Police says 22-year old Rachel Sproles of Hopkinsville was westbound on U.S. 68 around 3:40pm approaching the Main Street intersection.
Police say that’s when a truck driven by 50-year old Norman Reed of Bethesda School Road, Cadiz pulled from Main Street into her path. Reed reportedly told police he thought Ms. Sproles was in the turn late to go right on Main, though Ms. Sproles said she never showed any intention of turning.
Ms. Sproles was taken to Trigg County Hospital with multiple injuries, some of which were the result of the airbag deployment. Reed refused treatment at the scene, despite complaining of a minor arm injury.
Two men were arrested Tuesday afternoon in Trigg County for allegedly growing marijuana.
The arrest cards for 51-year old Nathan Whitt of Caledonia-Pee Dee Road, Herndon and 24-year old Matthew Graham of South Road, Cadiz say both suspect were charged with cultivating marijuana and possession of marijuana. Graham was charged with trafficking marijuana after he allegedly admitted the plants were his and that Whitt only helped him grow the illegal weed.
Whitt reportedly told Sheriff Ray Burnam that the plants were for medical purposes. There were allegedly at least five plants outside of the 3921 Caledonia-Pee Dee Road residence.
Hopkinsville Police arrested a local man on trafficking marijuana charges early this morning on East 18th Street.
Officers were called to 1200 East 18th around 1:30 for a disturbance and found 27-year old Marcus Bussell of Hopkinsville sitting on the front porch. Officer did a “pat down” of Bussell and he would eventually admit there was a bag of marijuana in his pants pocket.
Police say the bag contained 12 smaller baggies of marijuana consistent with trafficking. Bussell was arrested and lodged in the Christian County Jail.
The 101st Airborne Division will play host to a top ranking official this Friday.
Retired General David Petraeus, the current director of the Central Intelligence Agency and former commander of the 101st, is expected to attend the retirement of Command Sergeant Major Marvin Hill.
Fort Campbell officials say in 2003, then-Major General Petraeus led the division into Iraq during the first months of Operation Iraqi Freedom with Command Sergeant Major Hill serving as the division's senior non-commissioned officer during that time.
Following the retirement ceremony, 101st Airborne Division Commanding General, Major General James C. McConville and distinguished guests will head to the Division Parade Field to inspect troops during the Division Review Friday morning.