Thursday, February 23, 2012

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Assaulting Deputy Jailer

  • {Hindman, Kentucky}...Stevie Wynn has pleaded not guilty in Knott County Court after being charged with assaulting a Perry County Deputy Jailer and stealing his van. Wynn was taken to Perry County for a court date in August 2011, and while being transported back to jail in Letcher County he allegedly broke through the security screen on the transport van and pushed the driver out of the moving vehicle and in the way of an oncoming truck. Wynn was re-arrested earlier this month following a nearly eight month long search. He is charged with assault, wanton endangerment, escaping, and theft by unlawful taking. Wynn faces charges in Knott, Perry and Letcher Counties. A new court date has not yet been set.