Suspect in Madisonville shooting now charged in car theft - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Suspect in Madisonville shooting now charged in car theft

Quaray Hamlett, 18. (WFIE) Quaray Hamlett, 18. (WFIE)
MADISONVILLE, KY (WFIE) -

Madisonville police caught a suspected car thief almost four months after the original crime, and he was already in jail for something else.

Police say 18-year-old Quaray Hamlett stole a car on Murray Street on December 30.  Police found that car the same day and sent fingerprints off to the State Crime Lab, who didn't get the results until recently.

They tied it to Hamlett, who was already in the Hopkins County Jail in connection with the shooting of a man at Doctor Festus Clayborne Park in late April.

The vehicle theft charge was added to his charges for that shooting.

Copyright 2018 WFIE. All rights reserved.

  • LOCALMore>>

  • Dioceses of Owensboro & Evansville release statements in wake of PA abuse allegations

    Dioceses of Owensboro & Evansville release statements in wake of PA abuse allegations

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:09 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:09:22 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    The leaders of the Owensboro and Evansville Catholic Dioceses have released statements following the Pennsylvania sex abuse allegations.

    More >>

    The leaders of the Owensboro and Evansville Catholic Dioceses have released statements following the Pennsylvania sex abuse allegations.

    More >>
  • Man charged with attempted murder of a police officer after chase

    Man charged with attempted murder of a police officer after chase

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:54:38 GMT
    Mark Poenitski, 21. (Source: Hopkins Co. Jail)Mark Poenitski, 21. (Source: Hopkins Co. Jail)
    Mark Poenitski, 21. (Source: Hopkins Co. Jail)Mark Poenitski, 21. (Source: Hopkins Co. Jail)

    The chase started Thursday evening around 6:30 in Evansville, near Hwy 41 and Covert Ave, when an EPD officer tried to pull it over a vehicle for speeding.

    More >>

    The chase started Thursday evening around 6:30 in Evansville, near Hwy 41 and Covert Ave, when an EPD officer tried to pull it over a vehicle for speeding.

    More >>
  • Affidavit: Baby had skull fractures, parents arrested

    Affidavit: Baby had skull fractures, parents arrested

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:11:31 GMT
    Malon Gott and Sabrina Ragler (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)Malon Gott and Sabrina Ragler (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)
    Malon Gott and Sabrina Ragler (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)Malon Gott and Sabrina Ragler (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)

    Malon Gott, 27, and Sabrina Ragler, 26, were booked into the Vanderburgh County Jail Thursday. 

    More >>

    Malon Gott, 27, and Sabrina Ragler, 26, were booked into the Vanderburgh County Jail Thursday. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly