Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Assault 2nd Degree Arrest in Powell County
Date of News Release: 08/22/2012
(Clay City, KY) -- On Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 10:21 p.m. Kentucky State Police in Morehead was notified by Powell County Sheriff's Department that Michael L. Skidmore, 41 had turned himself into the Powell County Detention Center. Mr. Skidmore had an outstanding warrant for Assault 2nd Degree in connection with the shooting that occurred on Star Gap Road in Powell County on Monday, August 20, 2012. Michael L. Skidmore has been arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree, he is currently lodged at the Powell County Detention Center. Incident remains under investigation by Detective Virgil Rucker.