A man was arrested at around 8:30 p.m. Sunday at College Street after he allegedly hit a child who was on a moped earlier the same morning, according to a Hopkinsville Police Department report.

Jamie L. Manson, 41, Hopkinsville, was arrested at his home and charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, the report said.

The report states officers were called to the area of Central Avenue in reference to a hit and run collision involving a child that was on a moped.

The victim told police that Manson intentionally hit him with his vehicle while he was riding a moped, then got out of his vehicle, picked him up and slammed him on the ground.

The report added that Manson allegedly told the victim that “This is for throwing footballs at my house.” Manson got back into his vehicle and reportedly drove back to his home, where officers made contact with him.

Police allegedly found blue paint on the front of Manson’s vehicle consistent with the child’s moped.

Manson was arrested and lodged in the Christian County Jail.

The victim did suffer very minor injuries from the incident, the report added.

In other reports

Jakiyah Hinton, 18, Hopkinsville, was served a Christian County warrant at around 4:15 a.m. Monday while at the Christian County Jail on a charge of first-degree wanton endangerment, according to an HPD report. The details on the charge were not provided in the warrant 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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