2 men arrested for domestic violence assault charges

Two Hopkinsville men were arrested Friday morning in separate domestic violence incidents.

A 40-year-old man was arrested around 3 a.m. after officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Parkview Drive for a disturbance.

When officer's arrived, they found Damon M. Lane had allegedly choked the son of his girlfriend.

Lane was arrested and charged with fourth-degree assault (domestic violence).

In another incident around 4:30 a.m., Quinton Sharber, 33, was arrested after officers were dispatched to Fairview Drive.

According to the report, Sharber became angry, grabbed a woman by the throat and pushed her into the TV, damaging the device and leaving scratches on her face.

The victim told police Sharber also bit her, and photos were taken of her injuries.

Sharber was arrested and charged with fourth-degree assault (domestic violence).

Contempt of court arrest leads to assault charges

An attempt to arrest a woman wanted for contempt of court charges lead to officer assault charges Thursday.

According to the police report, officers were speaking Courtney N. Lane, 22, Hopkinsville, about a warrant for her arrest when she began to show signs of fleeing by constantly moving.

Officers handcuffed Lane and found a pipe with marijuana residue in her pocket before she pulled away and ran from police, the report states.

Officers were able to detain her again, but while still in the cuffs, Lane allegedly grabbed an officer's thigh and kicked the officer repeatedly in the legs and groin. When another officer tried to intervene, Lane kicked that officer as well, the report continues.

In addition to the contempt of court charge, Lane was charged with resisting arrest, fleeing and evading police, possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of assault of a police officer (third-degree).

Woman gets additional charges after failure to appear arrest

A 20-year-old woman was arrested on charges of failure to appear Thursday afternoon, but ended up facing more charges when jail staff found drugs in her possession during a search.

According to the Hopkinsville police report, Alexis J. Ohara, Hopkinsville, was warned about bringing items into jail that could be called contraband; however, upon entering Christian County Jail, staff found a pipe with cocaine residue inside her bra.

Ohara was charged with first-degree promoting contraband and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Fugitive of the Week arrested

One of this week's Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week was arrested Wednesday morning after attempting to escape from the arrest.

Derrick A. Gill, 34, Hopkinsville, was arrested on charges of burglary (third-degree) and fleeing or evading police after he allegedly fled into a business to evade arrest.

According to the police report, officers established a perimeter and arrested Gill once he exited the business.

Officers find drunken man in car in intersection

A Hopkinsville man was arrested Wednesday evening after he was found unresponsive behind the wheel of his running vehicle at Cox Mill Road and Eagle Way.

According to the police report, Melvin S. Moore, 38, was in a black vehicle in the middle of the intersection around 10 p.m. Wednesday.

When officers approached the vehicle, Moore's eyes were glassy and bloodshot and his speech was slow. He failed the field sobriety test and blew .09 on the breathalizer, the report states.

Moore allegedly told police he had a couple of drinks around 8 p.m.

He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

Traffic stop leads to drug charges for teen

Jacquez D. Redd, 19, Hopkinsville, was arrested Wednesday on charges of unlawful transaction with a minor of an illegal controlled substance and possession of synthetic drugs (first-offense).

According to a Hopkinsville police report, Redd was the passenger in a vehicle stopped for traffic violations. However, a search of the vehicle driven by Redd's 16-year-old brother produced a bag of synthetic marijuana in the back, right door handle, in close proximity to Redd.

Both Redd and the minor were in possession of the drug.

Food burglary reported at Roundies

An unknown suspect unlawfully entered Roundies restaurant between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning and stole several items of food, according to a Hopkinsville police incident report.

The suspect specifically took can goods and fresh meat, the report states.

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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