Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Assault 1st Degree Investigation
Date of News Release: 03/26/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On March 25, 2011 at 1152 hours, Post 8 Morehead received a call from Rowan County Dispatch Center requesting assistance with an unresponsive male subject at 2805 US60 east, in Rowan County. Trooper Joshua Preece responded to the scene. After further investigation, it was determined that a fight had occurred at the residence, and that no one was unresponsive; however, one subject had been stabbed with a small knife. Both male subjects were transported to Saint Claire by Rowan County Emergency Medical Services, where they were treated and released with minor injuries. After being treated, Avery Binion was arrested for Assault 1st Degree. Incident remains under investigation by Trooper Joshua Preece.