A Christian County Grand Jury returned indictments for rape, criminal abuse and assault Friday.
In a direct submission to the grand jury, 39-year old Daniel Dowlen of Hopkinsville has been indicted for first-degree rape. The indictment alleges that on September 15, he made victim have sexual intercourse with him by use of forcible compulsion. No other details were available.
Indicted for first-degree criminal abuse are 29-year old Geraldine Santiago and 31-year old Travis Smith, both of Hopkinsville. The indictment alleges that in August, they both whipped the juvenile victim with a belt after dragging her by her hair, reportedly because she couldn’t remember the password to a cellphone. The minor child reportedly had injuries left from the belt buckle on her lower back.
29-year old Timothy Dockery of Hopkinsville is indicted for three counts of third-degree assault of a police officer, terroristic threatening, resisting arrest, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and alcohol intoxication.
According to the arrest report, officers responded to calls of disturbance where Dockery had allegedly been fighting with two women. Dockery reportedly had a strong smell of alcohol on his person and while officers attempted to speak with him, he allegedly reached his hands towards the area of the waistband of his shorts while turning away. A fight ensued between Dockery, who was reportedly flailing and kicking, and the officers and he was placed into the back of a police cruiser.
While on the way to the jail, he allegedly slammed his head into the window intentionally, injuring himself. He also allegedly screamed that he was going to kill the arresting officer by “raping him” to death and other means. Dockery was taken to the hospital for the head wound, where he reportedly intentionally wiped his blood on three officers and told them he was positive for Hepatitis C. He was taken to the Christian County Jail after refusing medical treatment.