Edmonson Voice Report:
A Bee Spring Man has been arrested after a physical altercation with law enforcement at the Edmonson County Fairgrounds on Saturday evening, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
Officials reported that around 5:45 pm, an Edmonson County sheriff’s deputy responded to the scene after receiving reports that Elvis Lindsey (47) of Bee Spring, Kentucky, had had a verbal altercation with a member of the Lions Club about trespassing on fairgrounds property. While en route, the deputy received notice that Lindsey had an active Edmonson County Warrant for failure to pay fines associated with an emergency protection order violation, according to the Sheriff's Office. Law enforcement reported that when they arrived on scene and made contact with Lindsey, he reportedly became irate and combative after being made aware he was going to jail for the active warrant.
Officers also reported that when they attempted to place Lindsey in handcuffs, Lindsey forcefully resisted officers to the point he had to be placed on the ground to be detained. After Lindsey was transported to Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office, he allegedly continued to exhibit irate behavior with verbal threats towards deputies, the Sheriff's Office stated.
Lindsey was served with the Edmonson County Bench Warrant for Violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO and was also charged with:
Lindsey was lodged in Hart County Jail. Edmonson County Sheriff’s Department was assisted on scene by Brownsville Police Department and Kentucky Fish and Wildlife.