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Regional
3:13 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Bowling Green Police Investigate Fatal Attack Of Man, 62

A 62-year-old Bowling Green man has died at a Nashville hospital, nearly one week after he was found beaten on the porch of his home. The attack happened on the afternoon of April 14 on Sunrise Drive.  

Bowling Green police say the victim, Gary L. Wynn, died of his injuries early Monday morning.  Officer Ronnie Ward says police have surveillance video of three men who were in the area at the time of the incident.

“Whether they were the ones or whether they saw something, we certainly want to identify them," said Ward.  "As far as the motive goes, we really don’t have any.  We don’t know if it was a robbery or a burglary that had gone wrong. We really don’t have an idea at this point.”

Ward says they’ve been investigating the incident as a homicide from the outset.

Regional
10:04 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Bowling Green Man Arrested for Rock Creek Murder

Bowling Green murder suspect Dominique L. Wortham

Update 5:45 p.m.

The Daily News reports a second person will be charged in connection with the murder of Larry Thomas.  Paducah police reportedly arrested 19-year-old Adriana Mason Friday afternoon.  Mason is currently in the McCracken County jail.

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Bowling Green police say 21-year-old Dominique Wortham has confessed to the September 2 murder of WKU student Larry Thomas at Thomas' apartment on Rock Creek Drive.

The Bowling Green Daily News reported that Wortham was arrested Thursday night and charged with murder.

He reportedly told police he shot the 20-year-old Thomas during the course of a robbery. Thomas was airlifted to Vanderbilt Hospital following the shooting where he later died.

Regional
3:45 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Arrest Made in Fatal Holdup in Bowling Green

Credit BGPD photo

Bowling Green police have arrested a man and charged him with murder and robbery in a fatal holdup at a Domino's Pizza franchise early Monday morning. Twenty-year-old John Paul Shobe is in custody.

Police say officers were called to the Domino's on Stonehenge Avenue just after the store closed at midnight Monday.

They found 51-year-old Harold Dean Johnson of Bowling Green in a side parking lot dead of an apparent gunshot wound. A news release said soon after that, police found Shobe while searching the area and arrested him on charges of giving a false name and fleeing and evading.

Police said after searching Shobe's apartment, he was charged with Johnson's death and first degree robbery.

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Regional
8:08 am
Sat January 19, 2013

Second Bank Robbery Hits Bowling Green This Month

Service One Credit Union surveillance photo

Bowling Green police are investigating after an unidentified man robbed Service One Credit Union on the 31-W Bypass in the city Friday afternoon and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police say the man waited in line behind at least one other customer. When he got to the teller window, he implied he had a gun, demanded money and walked out of the credit union with the cash just before 3 p.m.

He was last seen on foot running south on the bypass.

The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-40s, unshaven and wearing a gray pullover hooded sweatshirt, a blue knit cap and black sunglasses. Police say they do not have any suspects at this time.

This is the second bank robbery this month in Bowling Green. The First Security Bank on Chestnut Street was robbed January 3rd. No arrest has been made in that case.

Regional
4:27 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Bowling Green Arrest Could Solve Multiple Bank Robberies

Bowling Green police have arrested a man for the June robbery of American Bank & Trust on Fairview Avenue who also could be responsible for multiple bank robberies in south central Kentucky and northern Tennessee.

Forty-seven-year-old Steven Paul Harston was arrested Wednesday afternoon on Shive Lane without incident and lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail.

In a written release, Officer Ronnie Ward said BGPD along with the FBI conducted an extensive investigation into other area bank robberies and consider Harston a strong suspect. Their investigation is continuing but they expect other charges to be lodged soon.

Regional
4:14 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Bowling Green Police Identify Homicide Victim

Bowling Green police say 33-year-old Terence M. Jones of Bowling Green was the victim of an early morning shooting at the Hands Club on Beech Street in the city.

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Regional
4:25 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Bowling Green Police Officer Shoots and Kills Threatening Suspect

Officer Keith Casada, Jr., a two year veteran of the force, shot and killed 46 year old Gregory Harrison of Brownsville in Bowling Green early Sunday morning.

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