A Hopkinsville man was served an indictment warrant around 5:35 p.m. Wednesday while at his apartment on East Seventh Street for several sexual charges, according to a Hopkinsville Police Department report.

Ernest H. Davie, 54, was served an indictment warrant signed by Judge John Atkins on Monday for first-degree sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 12, first-degree sodomy of a victim under the age of 12, attempted first-degree sodomy of a victim under the age of 12 and first-degree rape of a victim under the age of 12, the warrant stated.

Davie was lodged in the Christian County Jail with bail set at $50,000 in cash.

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Karen S. Putney, 42, Hopkinsville, was served a Christian County warrant at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday while at the Christian County Jail for two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card over $500 and knowingly exploiting adults over $300 after using an 82-year-old victim’s credit cards to purchase $5,321.19 in items between Aug. 9 and Sept. 19, 2019, according to an HPD report.

Kentucky State Police recovered a stolen vehicle Wednesday in Hopkinsville. According to a release from KSP, Trooper Hunter Carroll observed an Equinox, matching the description of the stolen vehicle, traveling on Pennyrile Parkway. Carroll initiated a traffic stop and the operator, Shirley Kaye Smith, 59, Evansville, Ind., was arrested and lodged in the Christian County Jail. Smith is charged with receiving stolen property under $10,000.

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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