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Three people charged in three different pursuits

There were three separate pursuits over the weekend in Christian County, and three individuals are facing multiple charges in relation to those incidents. According to a news release from the Christian County Sheriff’s Department, all three occurred on Sunday, with the first taking place around noon when deputies attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Trevor Towner of Benton that was allegedly speeding on the Pennyrile Parkway. Towner failed to stop and continued off the Parkway and onto Greenville Road, though the pursuit did come to a stop and he was taken into custody. He is charged with three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, fleeing or evading police and several traffic violations.
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Woman Charged After Man Found Unresponsive

A Hopkinsville woman was charged with wanton endangerment after a man was found unresponsive on Russellville Road in Christian County Saturday afternoon. Christian County Sheriff’s deputies say they were called to the area of Stone Lane for an unresponsive man possibly not breathing. Before law enforcement arrived, 28-year-old Ashley Faughn allegedly helped get the man on a tarp and drag him into a shed.
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Gang-related carjacking, pursuit that ended in Clarksville brings federal charges

NASHVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Three Nashville men and a Nashville woman are facing federal charges following a multi-agency pursuit that began in Nashville and ended with a carjacking and crash in Clarksville, announced U.S. Attorney Mark H. Wildasin. Javon Kelly, 20, Juan Rodriguez, 19, I’yendale Byrd, 18, and...

Crofton Man Charged With Making Threats

A Crofton man was charged with wanton endangerment after a disturbance on Adams Store Poole Mill Road in Christian County Sunday morning. Christian County Sheriff’s deputies say 42-year-old Donovan Cansler, who was allegedly intoxicated, went to a home on Adams Store Poole Mill Road to get his son from family members after church. He reportedly got out of the vehicle armed with a gun and then got into a physical altercation with a family member, pushing and grabbing each other by the neck before law enforcement arrived.

Police Ask For Help Locating Oak Grove Murder Suspect

Authorities are looking for a Clarksville man who is wanted in connection to a fatal shooting on Tyler Street in Oak Grove Sunday morning. Christian County emergency personnel say 18-year-old Gailon Toler of Clarksville was located just outside of a mobile home with multiple gunshot wounds just after 2 am.

Trigg County Student Graduates With Perfect Attendance

Ganiva Brown, a 2022 graduate of Trigg County High School, has not missed a single day of class since pre-school. Brown says getting perfect attendance was important to her because she will be a first-generation college student. She owes her motivation to her mom, Elizabeth Brown. Brown plans to attend...

New privacy protections offered to property owners in law that started in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – A new Tennessee law that started in Clarksville offers new privacy protections for residential property owners. Through the Unlisted Bill (HB2597/SB2695), a property owner can request that their county property assessor label them as “unlisted” in online searchable databases. The bill was signed into law by Gov. Bill Lee on May 9 and will go into effect Jan. 1, 2023.

9 new officers hired by Clarksville Police Department

CLARKSVILLE, TN – Today, Mayor Pitts and Chief Crockarell welcomed nine new officers to the Clarksville Police Department family. They are scheduled to attend the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy on July 10. Until then, they will be going through In-House training with the CPD training division.

Todd County grand jury to hear Heltsley Road murder case

A Todd County grand jury will soon hear the murder case against 44-year old David Slagle of Lewisburg, the man accused of fatally shooting 57-year old Deborah McGee outside of her Heltsley Road home near Clifty earlier this month. Slagle appeared in Todd District Court for a preliminary hearing Monday...