TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Two Men Arrested After They Assaulted a 67 Year Old Male
Date of News Release: 09/14/2012
(HENDERSON, Ky.) -- On September 12, 2012 Keith McElvain and Derek Tompkins assaulted a 67 year old male as he had just arrived at his residence in Sacramento, KY. During the assault, 2 checkbooks and cash were taken from the victim. McElvain and Tompkins were at the scene when officers arrived but quickly fled in a vehicle. A short pursuit ensued and ended when the suspect vehicle collided with another vehicle on KY 81. McElvain and Tompkins were taken into custody without incident. They were transported to the Daviess County Detention Center and charged by McLean County Sheriff's Office with Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs (Aggravated Circumstances), Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree, Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree and Resisting Arrest.
Trooper Moorman conducted a criminal investigation into the matter and charged McElvain and Thomkins with Robbery 1st degree, Assault 2nd degree, Criminal mischief 3rd and Tampering with physical evidence on September 14th 2012.