On Nov. 16, 2016, Officers with the Russellville Police Department responded to 341 Cherry Street. The owner of the residence discovered the residence had been broken into. During further investigation, it was determined that several items were taken from the residence, including a CVA Muzzle loader, a Bow Tech Crossbow, and an antique wooden Ice Chest. There are no suspects at this time. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of these items, or any other information about this case, please contact the Russellville Police Department at 270-726-7669.
On Nov. 23, 2016, the Russellville Police Department responded to IMI Concrete located at 330 Cherry Street in reference to a burglary. Several items inside the business were taken and some items were damaged. Through investigation, two juvenile suspects were identified and charged. A TV was recovered and returned to IMI Concrete. This incident is still under investigation by the Russellville Police Department.
On Nov. 25, 2016, Officers with the Russellville Police Department were dispatched to Freeland Dodge on Bowling Green Road in reference to a theft complaint. Employees advised that sometime between Nov. 23 and Nov. 25, 2016, four catalytic converters had been stolen off of commercial type trucks on the sales lot. Anyone with information is asked to call Russellville Police Department at 270-726-7669 or Logan County Crimestoppers at 270-726-5050.
On Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at 7:32 a.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two vehicle accident on 68-80 East at the West Auburn exit. When deputies arrived they found two passenger cars with severe damage sitting in the roadway. Chelsea Johnson, 19, of Chandlers, stated she was entering 68-80 from West Main Street and did not notice the other vehicle which was eastbound on 68-80. Cheyenne Bell, 23, of Russellville, told deputies she was eastbound on 68-80 when a green four-door car came across in front of her and she could not avoid hitting it.
Johnson was transported by Logan County EMS to Logan Memorial Hospital for treatment of a possible head injury and Bell refused treatment at the scene.
Deputy Billy Poole is the investigating officer. He was assisted by sheriff Wallace Whittaker and Sgt. Shaun Embry. The Auburn Fire Department responded as well.
On Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at 1:09 p.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to a motor vehicle collision located at the intersection of Stuart Smotherman and Terry Wilcutt. Upon arrival, deputies discovered through investigation that a 2003 Chevrolet pickup truck, operated by Angela Howell, 41, of Russellville was traveling westbound on Stuart Smotherman when she failed to yield to a 2009 Nissan Altima operated by Whitney Collins, 26, of Lewisburg. Collins was traveling southbound on Terry Wilcutt. Both vehicles sustained severe damage fro the collision.
Collins was transported by Logan County EMS to Logan Memorial Hospital for injuries sustained from the accident. Howell was arrested at the scene of the accident after refusing EMS for operating on a suspended or revoked operators license and Wanton Endangerment 2nd degree. She was lodged in the Logan County Detention Center. The charges and investigation was conducted by Sgt. Shaun Embry.
On Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at 6:42 a.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single vehicle injury accident approximately seven miles south of Russellville on US 431. Deputies found a 2001 Mercedes Benz, operated by Jenny S. Colbert, 19, of Russellville, was traveling southbound when she lost control of her vehicle in a curve on a wet roadway causing her to slide off the left shoulder, through a fence, across a field, and into the fence on the opposite side.
Colbert was transported by Logan County EMS to Logan Memorial Hospital and later transferred to Skyline in Nashville, Tenn.
Deputy Laura Hadden is the investigating officer. She was assisted by Sgt. Shaun Embry. Adairville Rural Fire Department also responded.