A Hopkinsville man was arrested around 10:15 a.m. Thursday while at a home on Hunters Ridge Drive for an alleged domestic assault involving a handgun earlier that day, according to a Hopkins- ville Police Department report.

Wendell V. Scott, 35, Hopkinsville, was arrested on the strength of a Christian County warrant for charges of first-degree wanton endangerment and two counts of fourth-degree assault (domestic violence).

According to the warrant, Scott assaulted the victim, whose name was not released but is related to Scott, as well as another woman that attempted to intervene.

Scott allegedly assaulted the victim by striking her with a handgun, pushing her into a table and striking her with his fists, the report said.

The other women then attempted to intervene in the altercation, but Scott allegedly punched her in the chest.

Minor injuries were reported in the altercation, the report added.

In other reports:

  • Martiwan Smith, 26, and Abreon McKissich, 26, both of Hopkinsville, were arrested following a traffic stop for first-degree possession of cocaine while at Howell Street, according to an HPD report. Smith had an additional charge of failure to wear seatbelts while McKissich had an additional charge of possession of marijuana, the report added.
  • James Latham, 32, Hopkinsville, was arrested on the strength of a Christian County warrant for second-degree burglary while on East 18th Street, according to an HPD report.
  • Thomas Buckley, 36, Cerulean, was arrested around 4:14 p.m. Thursday while on Princeton Road following a traffic stop for charges of speeding 16 miles per hour over the speed limit, second-degree fleeing or evading police (motor vehicle), operating motor vehicle on a suspended vehicle, failure to produce insurance, no registration receipt and failure to use child restraint device in motor vehicle, according to a Christian County Sheriff’s Office report.
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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