Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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October 7, 2013

Man accused of threatening girlfriend’s estranged spouse

ASHLAND — The following information was taken from Ashland Police Department reports:

Endangerment

Police are investigating an incident Saturday evening where a man allegedly assaulted and threatened to shoot his girlfriend’s estranged husband.

The incident occurred about 7:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Eden Place. According to the APD, the suspect became enraged when he found out his girlfriend was likely cheating on him with her estranged husband and drove to the estranged husband’s residence.

While at the home, the suspect allegedly hit the victim with his truck, assaulted him and threatened to shoot him with a gun he had concealed in his pocket. Then, prior to fleeing the scene, he allegely backed into a neighbor’s car.

No one had been arrested in connection with the incident as of Monday. The suspect faces charges of second-degree wanton endangerment, criminal trespassing, assault, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, terroristic threatening and leaving the scene of an accident.

Robbery

A woman living in Hillcrest Apartments last week reported a man forcibly stole $500 cash from her.

Burglary

A woman on Friday reported her landlady had entered her residence in the 1000 block of 29th Street, removed items and place them in a dumpster without first having her served with an eviction notice.

Assault

A 40-year-old Ashland man was arrested on a misdemeanor assault charge Tuesday after police responded to a report of a domestic dispute in the 200 block of 34th Street.

Theft

A woman living in the 3100 block of Winchester Avenue on Friday reported a man who had spent the night at her residence had stolen a $100 bill from her purse.

A resident of the 2800 block of Stephens Court on Saturday reported the theft of a floor jack valued at $159.

A woman living in Hillcrest Apartments on Sunday reported the theft of $570 cash from her purse.

Shoplifting

A 39-year-old Huntington woman was arrested Friday for allegedly attempting to steal merchandise valued at $99 from Buckle, a clothing store in the Ashland Town Center.

KENNETH HART can be reached at khart@dailyindependent.com or (606) 326-2654.

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