News Release

For Other Kentucky Government Sites Visit:
Click here to visit Kentucky.gov, the Official State Government Site for the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Media / For More Information Contact:
TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
(270) 384-4796
Click here to e-mail TFC Billy Gregory

Police Troopers Assaulted

Date of News Release: 02/16/2009

(Columbia, KY) - On Friday, February 13th the Kentucky State Police received a call from the Washington County High School Principal requesting additional officer presence at the Washington County / Marion County High School Basketball game beginning at 6:00 PM in anticipation of potential problems.

Tpr. Fred Cornett and Tpr. John Adams were in attendance. Immediately following the game a large crowd gathered in the parking lot and became disorderly.

  • Pamela D. Railey, age 44, of Springfield, KY was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest.
  • Chelsea Railey, age 18, of Springfield, KY was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest.

Both were lodged in the Marion County Detention Center.

Two juveniles were also arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest. One juvenile was additionally charged with Assault 3rd on a Police Officer and Criminal Mischief 3rd.

Both Troopers sustained slight injuries during the encounter with the crowd and are attempting to identify additional suspects at this time. Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state) or the Springfield Police Department at 1-859-336-5450.

Last Update: