Clarksville, TN Crime & Safety

UPDATE: Incident ends peacefully at apartments off Fort Campbell Boulevard

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Police have set up a perimeter around a home at Apache Village Apartments in northwest Clarksville. “They are attempting to negotiate with an individual who is experiencing a mental health crisis,” said CPD spokesman Scott Beaubien. “This situation is isolated to one residence, but we...
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Man Charged With Assaulting Hopkinsville Police Officers

A Hopkinsville man was charged with possession of drugs and assault after being arrested on warrants on Catalpa Drive in Hopkinsville Tuesday afternoon. Hopkinsville Police say they went to the home to arrest 41-year-old Michael Hunter on four active warrants and he attempted to flee out of a window. He...
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‘I hope I didn’t do it’: Trial for 1996 murder of Crista Bramlitt hinges on DNA

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – The trial for Kenneth Hudspeth, charged with first-degree murder and aggravated rape in a 25-year-old cold case, got underway this week. Hudspeth, 50, is charged with first-degree murder, first-degree murder in the perpetration of a crime and aggravated rape in the death of 23-year-old Crista Bramlitt, who was found dead in her Clarksville mobile home on Oct. 28, 1996.
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Police to crack down on speeding in 2 Clarksville trouble spots this week

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Police will be out in force on Thursday, with increased traffic monitoring and enforcement focused on crash hotspots from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will be focused on Needmore Road, which has a new speed limit of 35 mph for its entire length, and...

Spring Hill Police urge caution after car submerged, road closed pending inspection

SPRING HILL, Tenn. (WKRN) — Springfield Police worked Monday evening to recover a vehicle submerged in water and temporarily closed another road during flash flooding in Maury County. Police assisted with the water rescue near Cleburne Road and Petty Lane near Carters Creek. Thankfully, occupants were able to get out...

Hopkinsville Man Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges

A Hopkinsville man was arrested on a Hopkins County warrant for drug trafficking Monday morning. Hopkinsville Police say 39-year-old Brent Faulk was charged after he allegedly sold drugs to a confidential informant who recorded the purchase in April. He is charged with trafficking meth.

CCSO K9 receives protective body armor

Christian County Sheriff’s Office K9 Hamer has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. According to a news release, K9 Hamer’s vest was sponsored by Huhtamaki of Hopkinsville, and embroidered with the sentiment “Honoring those who served...

Hopkinsville Man Indicted In Deadly 2019 Princeton Road Wreck

A Hopkinsville man was arrested over the weekend on an indictment warrant for reckless homicide in connection to a December 2019 wreck that claimed the life of a Cerulean mother and her 11-year old daughter. According to an arrest citation, 35-year old Robert Jackson was taken into custody by Hopkinsville...

Hopkinsville Man Saved From Burning Home (W/VIDEO)

A good samaritan saves a man from a burning home on Canton Street in Hopkinsville Monday morning. Hopkinsville Firefighters say smoke and flames were coming from the back of the home located at 1523 Canton Street when they arrived. Hopkinsville Police say before firefighters arrived Trey Kranz who was painting...

Hopkinsville Police Investigate Strong-Armed Robbery

Authorities are investigating a Sunday afternoon strong-armed robbery at Walmart on Clinic Drive in Hopkinsville. Hopkinsville Police say a man called his ex-girlfriend to pick him up at Walmart, and unknown to her he was allegedly shoplifting at the time. As she attempted to pick him up, he was stopped by Walmart employees. He then took her keys and her vehicle by force.

Hopkinsville Man Charged With Meth Possession

A Hopkinsville man was charged with meth possession after being arrested on a warrant on Donna Drive Sunday afternoon. Hopkinsville Police say 30-year-old Michael Choate was being arrested on an active warrant for contempt of court when meth and a smoking device were found in his wallet. He was charged...

Woman’s keys, vehicle taken from her in Walmart parking lot

Hopkinsville police are investigating a strong-arm robbery outside of the Walmart Supercenter Sunday afternoon. Loss Prevention personnel at Walmart confronted a man about alleged shoplifting and HPD was notified. Before officers arrived, the suspect forcibly took the keys to a van from a woman he knows and then fled with...

Arraignment held for woman accused of assaulting husband with knife

Arraignment was held Wednesday morning in Christian Circuit Court for a Hopkinsville woman who was arrested earlier this month following a stabbing incident on Hipkins Street. Public Defender Olivia Adams entered a not guilty plea in front of Judge John Atkins on behalf of 40-year-old Maria Zivotin of Hopkinsville, who’s charged with second-degree assault (domestic violence).