Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Felony Arrest in Morgan County
Date of News Release: 05/08/2012
(ELKFORK, KY) - On Monday, May 7th, 2012, Kentucky State Police in Morehead received a call from Ronald Trimble on Wheeler Road in Morgan County, in reference to a domestic disturbance between himself and his son, Gregory Trimble. Ronald Trimble also advised that Gregory Trimble had stabbed his dog with a knife. Trooper Tony Russell, Trooper Mike McPherson, and Trooper Britt Rollins responded to the scene. Troopers arrived on scene and made contact with both involved parties. Gregory Trimble was taken into custody and charged with Assault, 4th Degree Domestic Violence (Minor Injury), Animal Cruelty, 2nd Degree, Menacing, Resisting Arrest, Terroristic Threatening, 3rd Degree, and Alcohol Intoxication. Gregory Trimble was taken to Big Sandy Regional Detention in Paintsville. The case remains under investigation by Trooper Tony Russell.