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Taylor County man charged with assault, resisting arrest

Victim of suspect's alleged assault taken to Taylor County Regional Hospital. After recovering consciousness, victim was transported by ambulance to UL Hospital, Louisville, KY.
Charges in an arrest are not a finding or findings of guilt. An individual charged by indictment is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

By Trooper Billy Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

Campbellsville, KY - (Tue 6 Mar 2018) - 55-year-old Jeffrey Jones, of Campbellsville, was arrested on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 9:43pmET on Maple Road, 12 miles north of Campbellsville and charged with Assault 1st Degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Criminal 3rd Degree and Resisting Arrest.

Post 15 received a call on March 4th at approximately 6:28pmET in reference to a male being assaulted with a hammer at a residence on Maple Road. Prior to responding units arriving, KSP was notified that the victim was being transported to the Taylor County Hospital and was unconscious.

The victim, later identified as 48-year-old James D. Burdine, of Campbellsville, regained consciousness and was later transported by ambulance to University of Louisville Hospital where he remains in stable condition.

Jeffrey Jones was lodged in the Taylor County jail and the investigation is ongoing. KSP was assisted by the Campbellsville Police Department, Taylor County Sheriff's Department and the Taylor County EMS.

This story was posted on 2018-03-06 16:04:03
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