TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Felony Arrest in Calloway County
Date of News Release: 01/19/2009
(Hickory, KY) - Trooper Bowman was dispatched to a residence in Dexter, KY in reference to a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, Trooper Bowman made contact with Theresa Sheppard, who advised she had been assaulted by her husband, Steven Sheppard. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Mr. Sheppard had also discharged a firearm twice inside the residence. One of the rounds fired, exited through a wall, striking a vehicle parked in front of the residence. During the investigation, Trooper Bowman located marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside the residence. Mr. Sheppard was placed under arrest and lodged in the Calloway County Jail on charges of Assault 4th Degree, two counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree, Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The Kentucky State Police was assisted at the scene by the Calloway County Sheriff's Office and the investigation is continuing by Trooper Bowman.