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Trosper man charged with assaulting girlfriend and holding her against her will

From The Knox County Ky Sheriff's Department -

Jeffery McVey - KCDC

On Monday, November 2, 2020, at approximately 10:30 am Knox County Deputy Sam Mullins received a 911 call of a female being held against her will at Walmart in Barbourville.


After contacting the female inside Walmart, she stated that her boyfriend, 34 year old Jeffery McVey of Trosper, had assaulted her and held her against her will with a rifle.


The victim had a small baby and told McVey she needed to go to Walmart to get diapers and wipes. When she got inside, she called Knox 911.


Deputy Mullins located McVey and the baby inside a vehicle in the parking lot. Jeffery L McVey was arrested and charged with Unlawful Imprisonment-2nd Degree and Assault-4th Degree.


Jeffery McVey was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center

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