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Kentucky State Police Investigating Stabbing in New Castle

Date of News Release: 1/05/2017

New Castle, KY (January 05, 2017) - The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating a stabbing in Henry County on LaGrange road.

At approximately 6:30 pm Wednesday January 4th, Kentucky State Police in Campbellsburg received a call from a residence on LaGrange road outside New Castle Kentucky. It was reported that Emmet Pendleton, 55 of New Castle, had been stabbed and the suspect had fled the scene.

At approximately 7:15 p.m. Troopers made contact with Shane Thompson, 47 of Louisville, in regards to a cannabis suppression investigation. Thompson was cooperative with Troopers and consented to a search of his residence. The search resulted in the seizure of 10 ounces of processed marijuana, 4 marijuana plants, 2 handguns, 1 rifle, 1 shotgun, marijuana grow lights, a CO2 tank, and other items used in the cultivation and trafficking of marijuana.

Pendleton was transported by helicopter to the University of Louisville hospital where he was treated and released. Troopers with Post 5 Campbellsburg and Officers with Oldham County Police attempted to locate the suspect, Richard Jackson 45 of Louisville, in a black pickup truck he was alleged to have fled the scene in.

A BOLO was issued by State Police for Jackson and his vehicle. At approximately 8:45 p.m. Kentucky State Police was notified that Jackson had been apprehended after an altercation with Officers in Crawford County Indiana.

Kentucky State Police is continuing the investigation of the stabbing in New Castle Kentucky and Indiana State Police is continuing the investigation into the altercation with Officers in Indiana.