Man accused of assaulting a pregnant woman attempts to strike KSP trooper

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MANCHESTER, KY - Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson is reporting that on March 26, 2020 at approximately 1:00 AM Clay County Sheriff Deputy Wes Brumley along with Deputy Kendric Smith arrested Carl Stewart, 48 of Bullskin Branch.

The arrest occurred when Deputy Brumley received a complaint of a fight between the above mentioned subject and another family member.

Upon arrival, Deputy Brumley conducted an investigation at which time he determined the above mentioned subject had been in a physical altercation and allegedly had shoved down a pregnant woman.

Once the subject was told he was going to be placed under arrest, he became extremely irate and attempted to strike Trooper Smith.

After a brief struggle the subject was placed under arrest without further incident.

Carl Stewart was charged with:

• Assault 4th Degree
• Resisting Arrest
• Menacing

The photo attached is courtesy of the Clay County Detention Center.

Assisting at the scene was Kentucky State Police Trooper Jarrod Smith.


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