Maria Rodriguez-Serrano beats children after night of drinking

36-year-old Maria Rodriguez-Serrano was caught abusing her 16-year-old son and 9-year-old daughter at her Aspen Drive residence on April 23rd. Serrano’s son contacted law enforcement, alerting them that his mother had become aggressive. Officers arrived at the location and spoke with Serrano’s son and daughter.

They told officers that Serrano was intoxicated and punched them. Serrano’s daughter pleaded with her not to drive because of how drunk she was. This only led to Serrano punching and slapping her daughter. Serrano came back into the house and started beating her son in the head and body multiple times. When officers spoke with Serrano, she provided no details about the events. All she told officers was that they had a bad night. Maria Rodriguez-Serrano was taken into custody and charged with two counts of domestic assault.

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Bobby Sims caught fleeing accident on Barkers Mill Road

71-year-old Bobby Sims was caught after fleeing the scene of an accident on Barkers Mill Road. On April 3rd, when officers arrived on the scene of the accident, they spoke with Dewanna McClellan, who stated that a black Nissan struck her vehicle. McClellan said the Nissan then fled the scene of the crash. Officers then spoke with Stephen McCormick, a witness to the crime, who stated he had followed the Nissan into the driveway of a Torrington Lane residence. McCormick notified the driver that they had fled the scene of the crime. Sims then refused to return to the scene and went inside the residence. Officers made their way to the residence, but nobody in the residence had responded to law enforcement. On April 11th, McCormick identified the vehicle’s driver to officers as Bobby Sims. Officers took Sims into custody for leaving the scene of an accident on April 18th.

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Sean Conklin, 19, says he drank at Revel House before crashing car on way home

Following reports of a hit and run, 19-year-old Sean Conklin was arrested after he reportedly admitted to drinking with his juvenile girlfriend at the Revel House near downtown Clarksville before getting into a wreck and then fleeing the scene. When Officer Keenan Driskell caught up to Conklin after the wreck at the intersection of Pembroke Place and Oak Park Drive, he stated that he was attempting to drive home, but his car stopped operating. Officers observed he smelled of alcohol and he performed poorly during the field sobriety tests. Officers also learned that Conklin was supposed to have an interlock device following history in North Carolina, but one was not in the vehicle. According to police, Conklin was drinking with his underage girlfriend at Revel House prior to the crash, which occurred at 1:42 a.m. on September 28.

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Cameron Ray faces felony charge after lying to police & insurance about how his car became totaled

20-year-old Cameron Ray is free on a $10,000 bond after lying to police and his insurance company about how his 2010 white Camaro became totaled. On March 6th the APSU Pike called police to 518 Franklin Street, where he reported someone crashed into his car in the church parking lot and fled the scene, causing full airbag deployment, and “massive damage” which the insurance company determined to be written off as “totaled”.

Days later it was determined that Ray was actually driving the car on Elkmont Drive when he left the roadway and struck a Chevrolet Silverado which was parked in a driveway, then fled the scene. Authorities suspect he was likely impaired at the time of the crash. He is charged with felony filing a false report and leaving the scene of an accident. Further insurance fraud charges and monetary civil suits are likely, according to those familiar with the events.

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