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A Wanted Suspect was Located and Arrested by Kentucky State Police

Date of News Release: 05/01/2006

(Columbia, KY) - After receiving an unrelated complaint on Omar Lopez, troopers checked the national crime information system and discovered Lopez was wanted for assault of a police officer in Metcalfe County, Kentucky.

Officers entered Lopez' home on Bull Run Road and took him into custody without incident.

Lopez was arrested on warrants for Assault 3rd, Alcohol Intoxication, Resisting Arrest, and Disorderly Conduct, and lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail with no bond. More charges are expected as the investigation continues.

Trooper David Gibbs was assisted in the arrest by Trooper Wendell Higginbotham and Sergeant Ken Hill of the Columbia Post.

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