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Taylor County man charged with Assault 1st

Date of News Release: 3/7/2018

Campbellsville, KY (March 6, 2018) – 55-year-old Jeffrey Jones, of Campbellsville, was arrested on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 9:43 PM EST on Maple Road, 12 miles north of Campbellsville and charged with Assault 1st Degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Criminal 3rd Degree and Resisting Arrest.

Post 15 received a call on March 4th at approximately 6:28 PM EST in reference to a male being assaulted with a hammer at a residence on Maple Road. Prior to responding units arriving, KSP was notified that the victim was being transported to the Taylor County Hospital and was unconscious. The victim, later identified as 48-year-old James D. Burdine, of Campbellsville, regained consciousness and was later transported by ambulance to University of Louisville Hospital where he remains in stable condition.

Jeffrey Jones was lodged in the Taylor County jail and the investigation is ongoing. KSP was assisted by the Campbellsville Police Department, Taylor County Sheriff's Department and the Taylor County EMS.