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News Release

Felony Assault Arrest in Carter County

Date of News Release: 04/01/2013

(Ashland, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland have arrested a Carter County resident on a charge of assault after responding to a call of an altercation between two individuals.

On Sunday March 31, 2013 The Kentucky State Police responded to 1227 Greenbriar Road, Olive Hill KY at the request of the Olive Hill Fire Department. It was reported the Fire Department was on scene of a structure fire and witnessed what appeared to be an altercation between individuals at a neighbor's residence. Information obtained during the investigation revealed Johnny Canterbury and Curtis Sloan engaged in a verbal argument over the structure fire and a physical altercation then occurred.

Sloan was transported to St. Claire Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries sustained to his head and facial area. Canterbury refused any medical assistance on scene and was arrested without incident. The cause of the structure fire is currently under investigation and no additional details are available for release at this time.

Johnny Canterbury, age 27, of Greenbriar Road in Olive Hill, KY was arrested, charged with Assault 2nd Degree and lodged in the Carter County Detention Center.

The case is still under investigation by Trooper Bryant Marcum.


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