Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

Prosecutors Mull Over Whether to Charge Stabbing Suspect

stabbing1OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/28/14) — A decision on whether to charge the suspect in a weekend stabbing at a motel on Frederica Street Saturday night is still being considered today, Owensboro Police Department Public Information Officer Michael Hathaway told SurfKY News.

The case could be considered by a grand jury instead, but the decision rests with the Commonwealth Attorney’s office, Hathaway said when asked about possible charges against the suspect.

The suspect, who hasn’t been identified by name, allegedly wielded a knife against three people Saturday night at 8:15 at the Motel 6, located at 4845 Frederica St. Police said the suspect knew one of the victims. Despite interviews with all of the victims and the suspect, Hathaway said the specific details of how the fight began and who started it were still unclear. The investigation is ongoing.

Victims were identified as Cagan Adams, 21, Owensboro, Douglas Callagee, 37, Owensboro and Russell Wells, 31, Owensboro. Adams and Wells suffered non-life threatening stab wounds. Wells suffered a critical wound to his abdomen and remains in critical condition at Owensboro Health, police said.

SurfKY News will provide additional updates as they become available.

Dennis Beard
SurfKY News

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Henderson County Police Reports

HENDERSON, Ky. (10/1/14) — The Henderson Police Department released the following reports. On Sept. 29, 2014 Charles… Read More

Scott Phillips of Goldrush Jewelers Achieves SJTA Certified Jeweler Status

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (10/1/14) — Scott Phillips of Gold Rush Jewelers has been awarded SJTA Certified Jeweler status… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 27, 2014 3994

Hopkins County Grand Jury Misdemeanor Indictments

in News by Karen McKnight
September 29, 2014 3603

Endless Road Strings Bring Orchestra Mix to…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
October 01, 2014 3202

Muhlenberg Community Hospital to Host Lighting of…

in Top Stories by Information provided by Erin Warren
September 27, 2014 3010

Sinister on Center Takes Haunted Manor to Whole…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
September 29, 2014 2565

One Injured in Single-Vehicle Collision on…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 29, 2014 2452

Man, Woman Charged with Violating EPO Against…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 28, 2014 2445

Community Shows Support to Muhlenberg Humane…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
September 28, 2014 2199

Marching Mustangs Take Third in Ohio Competition

in Top Stories by Information provided by Shawna Hendrix
September 29, 2014 2149

Man Charged with PI, Drugs, After Allegedly…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 27, 2014 1954

Hopkins/Webster Counties Native, Paducah Writer…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
September 29, 2014 1944

Traffic Accident on Brown Road

in News by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 29, 2014 2565

One Injured in Single-Vehicle Collision…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 29, 2014 2452

Man, Woman Charged with Violating EPO…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 29, 2014 2149

Man Charged with PI, Drugs, After…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 29, 2014 1611

Man Arrested for DUI, Marijuana Possession

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 28, 2014 1432

Angel Garden Dedicated at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 29, 2014 3603

Endless Road Strings Bring Orchestra Mix…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
October 01, 2014 3202

Muhlenberg Community Hospital to Host…

in Top Stories by Information provided by Erin Warren
September 28, 2014 2445

Community Shows Support to Muhlenberg…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
September 28, 2014 2199

Marching Mustangs Take Third in Ohio…

in Top Stories by Information provided by Shawna Hendrix
September 29, 2014 1648

Fourteen Year Old Parker Hastings Wins…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06