Gobin

UPDATE: MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/13/18) — Madisonville Police Department reported the suspect that fled from police during a traffic stop and avoided being caught until about 7 this morning was treated and released from Baptist Health Madisonville and taken to jail.

Jessie Blake Gobin crashed the vehicle he was driving after opening fire on the pursuing officer, MPD said earlier. The officer was not injured.

He was charged attempted murder of a police officer and convicted felon in possession of a handgun. Other charges related to the initial traffic stop are pending against Gobin, MPD reported.

SurfKY News

 

UPDATE: (4/13/18) — City police reported the suspect wanted in connection to shots fired toward an officer has been located.

Madisonville Police Department Spokesman Andy Rush said Jessie Blake Gobin was found along Thomspon Avenue in Madisonville just before 7 a.m. after police followed up on a tip. 

Rush said Gobin is being taken in for questioning in relation to the investigation.

 

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/13/18) — Authorities are searching for a man considered armed and dangerous. He is wanted on the attempted murder of a Madisonville Police Department officer overnight.

The suspect has been identified as Jessie Blake Gobin, 29, standing 5-feet-11 and weighing 150 pounds. He is considered armed and dangerous.

MPD reported Officer Ronald Latham was attempting to stop a 1999 Honda along Island Ford Road and Lantaff Boulevard at 11:26 p.m., when Gobin failed to stop and fled north.

“Near the intersection of Whittington Drive and Island Ford Road, Gobin fired multiple shots from the driver’s side window at Officer Latham,” Latham wrote on the report. “Gobin lost control of his vehicle near Nebo Road and Quinten Drive, exited the right shoulder and overturned several times and was ejected from the vehicle.”

MPD Spokesman Lt. Andy Rush said while Latham was pursuing the vehicle, Gobin fired four rounds toward the officer.

“None of the rounds struck the cruiser,” Rush said. “Officer Latham was not injured.”

Gobin fled on foot into a wooded area. Police say they found a 9 mm semi-automatic firearm at the scene of the accident, and shell casings were recovered on Island Ford Road, where the shots were fired.

Anyone with information is asked to call MPD Detective C.P. Haynie at (270) 824-2121 Extension 2013 or Crime Stoppers at (270) 825-1111. Callers may remain anonymous.

SurfKY News

sitelogosm© Copyright 2008 - 2018 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.

Click here to subscribe to receive daily updates by email.

Most Read This Week...

Apr 16, 2018 9260

Task Force Busts Alleged Moped-Driving Dope Dealer

by Nick Risley
Apr 17, 2018 9257

Ohio County Real Estate Transfers Listed - April 17

by Janice Stone
Apr 18, 2018 5436

Madisonville Police Midnight Raid Nets 1 Arrest

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Apr 19, 2018 5110

Dawson Springs Burglary Investigation Leads to 2 Arrests

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Apr 20, 2018 3985

Colonels Battle Back to Beat Butler County

by Steve LeMaster
Apr 16, 2018 3628

Hopkins School District Accepts Insurance Settlement for Tech Center

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
Apr 20, 2018 3509

Mustangs Suffer Shutout Loss to Trigg County

by Steve LeMaster
Apr 19, 2018 3285

Vice Unit Sweeps Alleged Drug Dealer off Streets

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Apr 19, 2018 2843

MADISONVILLE: Old Goodyear Facility Torn Down

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Apr 16, 2018 2570

Saturday Demolition to Make Way for New HFD Station

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

Apr 02, 2018 23815

Madisonville Man to Serve 8 Years for Injuring Infant

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Apr 10, 2018 18784

Police Chase on Ky. 70 Ends with Capture, Arrest

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Weather brought to you by

63°
17°
°F | °C
Cloudy
Humidity: 33%
Sat
Mostly Cloudy
44 | 70
6 | 21
Sun
Rain
52 | 61
11 | 16
Mon
Showers
54 | 59
12 | 15
Tue
Rain
54 | 61
12 | 16

Stories Trending Today

Estes J
Apr 16, 2018 9260

Task Force Busts Alleged Moped-Driving Dope Dealer

by Nick Risley
ohio co real estate transfers
Apr 17, 2018 9257

Ohio County Real Estate Transfers Listed - April 17

by Janice Stone
Thompson
Apr 18, 2018 5436

Madisonville Police Midnight Raid Nets 1 Arrest

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Sharp Dunning
Apr 19, 2018 5110

Dawson Springs Burglary Investigation Leads to 2 Arrests

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Market Report

Market Report brought to you by