ABC Operation 1/23/2015

Posted by: | Posted on: January 29, 2015

On 1/23/15, the Alcohol Beverage Control Agents (ABC) of the Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operations Unit conducted operations targeting sales of alcohol to underage persons. Compliance Checks were done at 15 stores with 11 stores found to be in compliance and 4 stores cited for sales of alcohol to underage persons. These types of operations are ongoing in an effort to stop the sales of alcohol to underage persons. Agent Lee and Agent Steinlage are the lead investigators. If you have any information about alcohol sales to underage persons you may contact the Special Operations Unit at 931-645-1126 or the CrimeStoppers TIPS Hotline at 931 -645 – TIPS (8477).

Mapco Express, Inc. 2491 Ft. Campbell Blvd.
Kangaroo Express #3856 601 Tiny Town Rd.
Mercando Chapalita 1191D Ft. Campbell Blvd.
World Mart 1681D Ft. Campbell Blvd.

Not Cited
Kwik Stop 1596B Ft. Campbell Blvd.
BP Shop #02 1599 Ft. Campbell Blvd.
Discount Tobacco Outlet, Inc. 1653 Ft. Campbell Blvd.
Sam’s Discount Tobacco & Beer 2847 Ft. Campbell Blvd.
Rojeena’s 212 Tiny Town Road
Food Mart 1950 Ft. Campbell Blvd.
Sudden Service #49 1820 Ft. Campbell Blvd.
Exxon 201 Cunningham Lane
Smokers Choice 1320 Ft. Campbell Blvd.
Discount Tobacco and Beer 2201 Ft. Campbell Blvd.
Piggly Wiggly 3441 Ft. Campbell Blvd.

Fatality Crash on the 41 A By Pass

Posted by: | Posted on: January 28, 2015

The By Pass is Close Until Further Notice

The Clarksville Police Department is currently working a Fatality Vehicle Crash at the 41 A By Pass and Glendale Dr. No information is available on the crash at this time other than it involves a Gasoline Truck. Please inform the public immediately that the 41 A By Pass will be closed until further notice and no idea on when we will be able to open the road. This is going to have a major effect on Traffic this evening.

Once again the Bypass is closed between Vista Lane to Edmondson Ferry Road. Commuters will be detoured this evening on their way home so please take an alternate route.

Shooting at Lansinger Ln: Public Assistance Request

Posted by: | Posted on: January 28, 2015

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On January 20, 2015 at approximately 8:45PM the Clarksville Police Department responded to 321 Lansinger Lane in reference to a shooting call. 57-year-old Lisa Downs and 23-year-old Donald Johnson had suffered multiple gunshot wounds and were transported by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. 48-year-old Sherri Downs-Tipton was transported to Gateway Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound. A deceased male subject was found at the location. His identity is currently being investigated and will be released following positive identification and notification of the next of kin.

Investigators believe that Timothy David Shoffner (a 22-year-old white male, 5’8” in height, weighing 140 lbs, with black hair *Photo attached) was directly involved in this incident. Shoffner currently has several arrest warrants on file, and investigators need the public’s assistance in locating him. Shoffner is believed to be in the Clarksville or Ashland City area.

Anyone with information concerning this case or information regarding Shoffner’s whereabouts is urged to contact Det. Michael Ulrey with the Clarksville Police Department Special Operations Unit at (931)648-0656 Ext. 5483 or the Clarksville Police Department’s CrimeStoppers TIPS Hotline at (931)645-TIPS (8477).

Indoor Aquatic Center now offers private swim lessons!

Posted by: | Posted on: January 28, 2015

Would you or someone you know like to improve your swimming skills but think you’d benefit more from one-on-one instruction? The Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, now offers private swim lessons!

Private Swim Lessons are available by reservation only and include a minimum of four, 45-minutes sessions for $110. Additional sessions may be purchased for an additional $30 per session. To reserve a private session, please contact Ashlee Burris or Kim Gilbert by calling 931-472-3380.

If private lessons aren’t for you, the Indoor Aquatic Center also offers five comprehensive levels of public swim lessons as well as Mommy & Me, Preschool, Adult and Adaptive swim lessons. Two-week sessions are held monthly and cost $35 per session, or $15 with a pool pass. Registration is currently underway for these lessons at

Citizen’s Police Academy

Posted by: | Posted on: January 28, 2015

Applications are available for the upcoming Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) class. The class will start on March 17, 2015 and end on June 2, 2015. The CPA covers all facets of the Police Department’s activities, from administration to tactical operations. Citizens are given an opportunity to not only learn about the Police Department functions, but also given a chance to participate in activities such as: police vehicle operations, firearms instruction, self-defense techniques, and use of force decision-making exercises.

The class is free of charge, and you can download the application from the link below. Once you have filled out the application you can return it to address listed on the application, or you can pick up an application at Police Headquarters located at 135 Commerce St.

CPA Application link:

If you have any questions, please contact Officer Gregory Granderson at (931) 648-0656, Ext. 5239.

Kleeman Community Center to Host Free Silver Social to celebrate Mardi Gras!

Posted by: | Posted on: January 28, 2015

Are you at least 50 years of age and looking for something fun to do? The Kleeman Community Center is ready to let the good times roll with another Silver Social, sponsored by the Distinguished Steppers Unlimited, on Saturday February 28. Enjoy delicious food and dance the night away as we celebrate the music and excitement of Mardi Gras!

The Silver Social will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Kleeman Center, located at 166 Cunningham Lane. The best part? This event is free of charge!

For more information, contact the Kleeman Community Center at 931-647-3056 or the Distinguished Steppers Unlimited at (931) 378-9422

Indoor Aquatic Center to begin new water fitness program!

Posted by: | Posted on: January 28, 2015

The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has added another program to the water fitness lineup at the Indoor Aquatic Center, located at 166 Cunningham Lane. The new, Adult Lap Swim Training Program is now open to those who are looking to take part in lap swimming or add a little challenge to their lap swimming routine.

Adult Lap Swim Training is offered at the Indoor Aquatic Center on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 12-1 p.m. as well as 1-2 p.m. Cost for a seven week training session is $35 for those with a pool pass or $50 without a pass. Pre-registration for the class is available at and is required.

The program is designed to help those who are familiar with lap swim as well as beginners leading an inactive lifestyle to increase stamina and improve cardiovascular health. Each day is a new lap swim, interval workout so you’ll never get bored!

About the Indoor Aquatic Center:

The Indoor Aquatic Center is the only public, indoor pool in the city of Clarksville. The Indoor Aquatic Center offers swim lessons, water fitness classes, lap swim, and open swimming from October through May each year.

For more details on The Indoor Aquatic Center, please contact the facility at 931-552-6199 or visit