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Breathitt County stand-off with Troopers

Date of News Release: 01/01/2011

(Hazard, Ky.) -- On Friday December 31st, 2010 at 8:55 P.M. Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard responded to a domestic violence incident at the residence of 41 year old Dwayne Poff on Old Buck Road in Breathitt County. A female alleged being assaulted and forced from this residence by the perpetrator who was intoxicated and armed with a firearm. Upon the arrival of Troopers at the residence Dwayne Poff refused to exit his residence and initially declined any communication with Troopers. Through a brief period of negotiations Dwayne Poff exited his residence and was taken into custody without incident. The suspect was transported to the Three Forks Regional Jail in Beattyville where he has been lodged charged with Assault 4th Degree Domestic Violence & Menacing.

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