TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Stabbing in Adair County
Date of News Release: 05/16/2011
(Columbia, Ky.) -- 34-year-old Pedro Diaz was arrested this morning (05/16/2011) at 2:19 CST and charged with Assault 1st degree. On Sunday, May 15 at 11:40 PM CST, Post 15 received a call from Adair County Dispatch in reference to a stabbing. Upon arrival at 3450 Freedom Church Road in Adair County, units discovered 20-year-old Jesus Alberto Moreno-Sanchez had been stabbed one time during a physical altercation with Diaz. Moreno-Sanchez, who lives at the residence, was taken to Russell County hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Diaz was lodged at the Adair County Jail. Kentucky State Police Detective Ricky Brooks is investigating.