TFC Michael Murriell
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 14, Ashland
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Felony Arrest of a Carter County Resident
Date of News Release: 05/30/2011
(Ashland, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland have arrested a Carter County resident after she was involved in an altercation with officers from the Kentucky State Police and the Olive Hill Police Department. On 5-27-11 around 7 pm, Trooper Matt Ridener and Officer Sam Lowe of Olive Hill Police Department responded to a call involving a disorderly female at the church parking lot located on State Route 2078 in Olive Hill. Upon officer's arrival, the female became physically aggressive towards both officers and refused all command to put down the small child she was holding. The female began to assault both officers by kicking at them which led to Trooper Ridener deploying his TASER which caused the female to release the child. Officers began to gain control over the female in which she became more physically aggressive towards both officers by kicking Officer Lowe. Ridener deployed his TASER again causing the female to become compliant.
Billie Binion, age 26, of 450 Clark Hill Olive Hill, KY was arrested at the scene and charged with Assault 3rd (Police Officer), Disorderly Conduct 1st Degree, Resisting Arrest. She was transported and lodged in the Carter County Detention Center.