Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Cop-shooting suspect appears in court

A man accused of shooting a Prestonsburg police officer and then holding police at bay during an overnight standoff finally appeared in court Monday morning. 28-year-old Robert Powers, of Auxier, was arraigned in court today on a charge of attempted murder of a police officer, as well as for a previous charge of flagrant non-support.  An automatic plea of not guilty was entered.

Powers will next appear in court for a preliminary hearing November 2nd at 1:30.