Woman taken to hospital after drug baggie broke inside of her body

A woman was transported to the hospital around 1:50 p.m. Sunday after a baggie of drugs broke open while inside of her body at the Christian County Jail, according to a Hopkinsville Police Department report.

Police arrested Ashley R. Saunders, 29, Hopkinsville, shortly before on a bond revocation warrant, the report stated.

Officers transported her to the Christian County Jail where she was searched by the jail staff.

The staff found two baggies with drugs after they allegedly fell from Saunders' vagina. One of the baggies contained a Xanax pill, the other reportedly contained methamphetamine, according to the report.

The baggie of meth appeared to have opened up while inside of her body. Saunders was transported to Jennie Stuart Medical Center to be medically cleared before she was returned to the jail.

Saunders was charged with first-degree promoting contraband, tampering with physical evidence, illegal possession of legend drug and first-degree possession of meth.

In other reports

• Joshua D. Williams, 38, Hopkinsville, was arrested around 1:45 a.m. Monday while at Nelson Drive for first-degree possession of meth, according to an HPD report.

• William J. Schultz Jr., 19, Hopkinsville, was arrested around 9:35 p.m. Sunday while at West First Street on the strength of a Christian County warrant for receiving stolen property under $10,000 and two counts of theft by deception, according to an HPD report.

• Ernest C. Liberty, III, 23, Hopkisnville, was arrested around 11:55 a.m. Sunday while at Buttermilk Road on the strength of a Christian County warrant for shoplifting over $500 and complicity to shoplifting under $500, according to an HPD report.

This information was obtained through police, police reports or the Christian County Jail. Readers are reminded that a charge is only an accusation and everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.


Hopkinsville man transported to JSMC after LaFayette Road crash

A Hopkinsville man was taken to the hospital around 3:40 p.m. Saturday after a collision at the intersection of LaFayette Road and Holiday Park Drive, according to a Hopkinsville Police Department report.

Ann Cox, 76, Hopkinsville, allegedly turn left from Holiday Park Drive onto LaFayette into the path of Jeffrey Strader, 52, Hopkinsville, who was driving north on LaFayette, the report stated.

Strader was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision, causing his head to collide with the windshield, creating a large laceration to his head. Strader was transported to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for his injury.

Cox told officers that she began to turn and pulled onto LaFayette as she believed Strader was going to turn right onto Holiday Park and had his blinker on to turn.

Three witnesses, however, told police that Strader did not have his blinker on before Cox pulled out into his path.

Cox was not injured in the collision.

Oak Grove passenger injured after collision on Fort Campbell Boulevard

Kyra Walker, 25, Oak Grove, was transported to Jennie Stuart Medical Center around 11:30 a.m. Friday after a collision at the intersection of a parking lot at 4000 Fort Campbell Boulevard and the boulevard, according to an HPD report.

Marcia Key, 48, Russellville, was passing through the intersection after leaving the parking lot, pulling into the path of Anita Haynes, 33, Oak Grove, the report stated.

Key told officers that she came to a stop in the intersection and did not see another vehicle, so she continued through the intersection. She continued to say that she did not see Haynes until impact was made.

Haynes told officers that was driving on Fort Campbell Boulevard and noticed Key in the intersection but did not realize how close Key's vehicle was until impact.

The left side of Haynes' vehicle impacted the front end of Key's vehicle.

Following the collision, Haynes' passenger, Walker, complained of stomach pain as she was pregnant, according to the report. Walker was transported to JSMC to be evaluated. No other injuries were reported in the incident.

Three women transportedto JSMC following Wooldridge Road accident

Three women were injured following an accident at 10:40 p.m. Saturday on Wooldridge Road and Bucker Drive, according to an HPD report.

A 16-year-old juvenile was driving south on Buckner towards the intersection of Wooldridge when she allegedly did not stop at a stop sign and struck 22-year-old Asiah Majors' vehicle.

The teen driver reportedly admitted to police that she deliberately did not stop at the stop sign before colliding with Majors, according to the report.

The teen struck the driver's side of Majors' vehicle.

Majors and her two passengers, Alashawa Davis, 27, Pembroke, and Qaneisha L. Taylor, 25, Hopkinsville, were all transported to Jennie Stuart Medical Center due to injuries from the collision, the report added.

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