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Kentucky State Police Arrest Melber Man for Assault on Police Officer

Date of News Release: 06/28/2017

MELBER, Ky. (June 27, 2017) – The Kentucky State Police Post 1 arrested a Melber man Saturday following a report of a domestic in progress. KSP responded to Michael Road in Graves County on June 24, 2017 at approximately 5:00 p.m. During the course of the investigation, Troopers took John D. Mahan, age 34, of Melber, Kentucky into custody.

Mahan was charged with Assault 3rd Degree on a Police Officer, two counts of Menacing, Resisting Arrest, and Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place. He was lodged in the Graves County Jail.

Kentucky State Police were assisted on scene by the Graves County Sheriff Department.

The investigation is continuing by Trooper Cody Cecil. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.