Trial begins for Ky. man who assaulted 2 officers, 'guilty, but mentally ill'

Suspect faces two counts of felony third-degree assault for allegedly striking OPD officers

By James Mayse
Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer

OWENSBORO, Ky. — The trial of an Owensboro man charged with assaulting two police officers in 2010 opened Monday in Daviess Circuit Court, with the defense stating the man is not guilty of the assault because he was suffering from a mental illness that rendered him incapable of understanding his actions.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy
Back to previous page