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Corbin man arrested after report of a man covered in blood at a residence

From The Knox County Ky Sheriff's Department -

Kenneth Rice - KCDC

On Sunday August 9, 2020 at approximately 11:55 pm Knox County Deputy Mikey Ashurst received a complaint of a man covered in blood in the back yard and on the porch at a residence in Cardinal Heights in Corbin.


The caller later stated the man had jumped in the pond and then started running down the road. The caller also advised he followed the man toward Standard Avenue.


On Monday August 10, 2020 at approximately 12:30 am Deputy Ashurst observed a man with a large laceration on his arm running on Standard Avenue and onto Skylark Drive. When Deputy Ashurst approached the man he refused verbal commands and became combative.


Deputy Ashurst arrested 40 year old Kenneth Rice of Corbin, KY charging him with Criminal Trespass-3rd Degree, Disorderly Conduct-2nd Degree, Public Intoxication/Controlled Substance, Menacing and Resisting Arrest.


Kenneth Rice was also wanted on two Whitley County Bench Warrants for failure to appear on two counts of Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree-meth, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Contempt of Court charges.


He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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