CRIME

Hopkinsville man arrested for alleged August burglary, assault

A Hopkinsville man was arrested around 11:40 p.m. Tuesday while on Bill Bryan Boulevard on a Christian County warrant for his alleged involvement in an August burglary and assault.

According to a Hopkinsville Police Department report, Lewis Smith, 28, is accused of entering a victim’s home without permission with two other individuals and assaulting the victim by kicking, punching, slamming and stomping them, the report stated.

Smith and the other individuals fled the scene when police were called, the report added.

Smith is charged first-degree burglary and fourth-degree assault.

In other reports:

* Thomas Weaver reported that between 12 p.m. Nov. 1 and 1 p.m. Tuesday, someone stole his 9 millimeter handgun from the center console of his vehicle while it was parked at Apache Drive, 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.

ACCIDENTS

Wet road conditions causes Eagle Way collision

One driver was injured following a two-vehicle collision Tuesday afternoon at Eagle Way and Madisonville Road, according to a Hopkinsville Police Department report.

Stephanie McAtee, 32, Cadiz, was driving west on Eagle Way passing through the intersection going straight with a green light, the report stated.

Shawn Powell, 38, Hopkinsville, was driving south on Madisonville Road, passing through the same intersection.

Powell told police he had a red light and attempted to stop at the intersection, but the ground was wet and his vehicle was unable to stop in time.

Powell’s front end struck the front right side of McAtee’s vehicle, according to the report.

McAtee complained of injuries to several areas of her body and was transported to Jennie Stuart Medical Center via EMS. Powell did not complain of any injuries.

The following 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

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