DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

stabbing hattaHENDERSON, Ky. (3/6/13) – On Tuesday, March 5, 2013, two police officers were treated for stabbing-related injuries at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.
 
According to Henderson Police officials, officers with the Henderson Police Department responded to 961 Village Brook Drive regarding a welfare check. While speaking with 28-year-old Jon Hattabaugh regarding a violation of a foreign Emergency Protective Order (issued by another state), officers realized that Hattabaugh needed medical treatment.
 
When the officers attempted to help Hattabaugh, he began to fight them. All three men fell to the ground at which time Hattabaugh stabbed Officer Daniel Burden and Officer Robert Gipson.
 
Hattabaugh was taken into custody and lodged at the Henderson County Detention Center for Assault 2nd - 2 counts, Harassment - Physical Contact, and Violation of a Foreign EPO.
 
Officers Burden and Gipson were treated and released at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.
 
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