Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Anderson County Couple Charged with Criminal Abuse
Date of News Release: 12/11/2013
(Lawrenceburg, KY) - On December 10, 2013, Kentucky State Police charged an Anderson County couple with the Criminal Abuse of their infant child.
Billie J. Combs, age 20, and Aaron J Hilbert, age 21, both of Lawrencebug, were charged and arrested for neglecting to provide proper nutrition and give proper medical care to their ten month old child.
Kentucky State Police began their investigation in July of 2013 when the infant child’s pediatrition, after an examination, sent the child to the Emergency Room due to the child's failing health. The child was removed from its parents care shorly thereafter and placed in state custody.
Combs and Gilbert were each charged with one count of Criminal Abuse 2nd Degree. The couple were arrested on KSP warrants by the Anderson County Sheriff's Department and lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center.
The investigation is continuing by the Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post.