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Assault Investigation and Arrest in Wayne County

Date of News Release: 07/14/10

(London, Ky.) -- On Tuesday July 13, 2010 at 4:30 PM the Kentucky State Police, Post 11, London received a complaint of a confrontation between property owners on KY 1619 in Wayne County.

Upon arrival Trooper First Class Parrish Baker discovered Lloyd Sheppard, 46, of Wayne County had been inspecting property markers, from a recent survey of his land on KY 1619, when he was confronted by Peter Krauss, 65, of Wayne County, who owns the adjacent land.

During the confrontation Mr. Krauss assaulted Mr. Sheppard, with a pitchfork, which resulted in a stab wound to the Mr. Sheppard's left hand.

Mr. Sheppard received non-life threatening injuries during the altercation and was treated and released from the Wayne County Hospital.

Mr. Krauss was arrested and charged with Assault 1ST Degree and lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.

TFC Baker is continuing the investigation and was assisted by officers of the Wayne Sheriff's Office and the Kentucky Division of Fish and Wildlife.

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