Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, May 12th, 2016, at approximately 6:48 pm, Clarksville Police Officers responded to a shots fired call at 19 Lasalle Street. When they arrived, they discovered the resident, 23-year-old James Tyler Wood, deceased on the scene.
Another male identified as 41-year-old Cuong Ba Nguyen was critically injured and transported to Tennova Medical Center. Mr Nguyen died as a result of his injuries.
Clarksville, TN – Today, Wednesday, May 25th, around 1:30pm the Clarksville Police Department received a complaint and request to conduct a Welfare Check on a person considering doing harm to himself.
Officers were able to locate the individual in the Two Rivers Mall parking lot near the Electric Cowboy and the River Walk. The individual was armed and as Officer attempted to approach and talk with the individual he took his own life.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted checkpoint and impaired saturation patrols on May 20th and May 21st, 2016, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
Total number of vehicles through the Checkpoint (US 41-A & State line) from May 20th, 2016 11:00pm to May 21st, 2016 1:00am were 437.
During this time, there were 234 vehicles stopped and 237 individuals charged.
Clarksville, TN – Today, Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 1:00pm, the Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Kentucky State Police, Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Hopkinsville Police Department and Oak Grove Police Department put on a press event that was coordinated by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO).
Law Enforcement Liaison (LEL) Tony Burnett from the THSO led the event by welcoming the media and others in attendance. He thanked all the law enforcement personnel representing each of the agencies and explained the Hands Across the Border (HATB) campaign.
Clarksville, TN – Today, May 20th, 2016, members of the Clarksville Community, along with communities across the United States throughout this National Police Week, gathered to remember law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty and to honor their memory.
In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15th falls as “National Police Week.” Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.
Clarksville Police Department celebrates 30 years of Seat Belt Enforcement during National “Click it or Ticket” campaign
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office to increase seat belt enforcement from May 23rd to June 5th, surrounding of one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.
“If you ask the family members of those unrestrained people who were killed in crashes, they’ll tell you—they wish their loved ones had buckled up,” said Lt. Philip Ashby. “The bottom line is that seat belts save lives. If these enforcement crackdowns get people’s attention and get them to buckle up, then we’ve done our job. There is no good excuse for not wearing a seat belt.”
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 14th, 2016, the Clarksville Police Department held a 5k Run/Walk to raise money for C.O.P.S. (Concerns of Police Survivors). The event was held at the Clarksville Police Department Headquarters located at 135 Commerce Street. The entry fee was $25.00.
“Today we had a 5k community participation event. I wanted the community and the police department to meet up with each other and have a nice event on a beautiful day,” said CPD Captain Scott Thornton.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department reports Xavier Clayton has been located and booked into Montgomery County Jail. CPD had been looking for Clayton in connection with a May 13th, 2016 domestic call.
Clayton kicked in the victim’s door and began assaulting her then fled the scene before Officers arrived. Clayton had warrants on file for Aggravated Burglary and Vandalism.
Clarksville, TN – On Monday, May 16th, 2016, Clarksville police officers responded to a pedestrian fatality at East Knollwood Circle near the intersection of Hietts Lane.
Joseph Pennington, the driver, was leaving a parking space at a building with multiple town houses on East Knollwood Circle. Before leaving, he saw a child on a scooter further up the road, but did not see any other children.
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, May 5th, 2016, Vice Agents of the Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operations Unit conducted operations on Backpage.com targeting prostitution.
Sophia Williams and Azya A. Hobson, both from Milwaukee, WI were arrested and charged with Prostitution and Promoting Prostitution.
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