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Homeowner locked in battle over property now fighting criminal charges

This summer, we've investigated some of the worst eyesores in central Kentucky.

Just last week, we introduced you to one of the most memorable people we've met.

Stephen Price is in a legal battle with his neighbors on Rucker Avenue and the city of Georgetown over the way his home looks.

Since our story aired, we've learned Price faces criminal charges after a run-in with police.

On Tuesday, he found himself in court facing charges of disorderly conduct, menacing, and resisting arrest.

"I'm not going to jail," Price said.

According to Price, on July 30, 2011, someone stole several logs he had bought from a friend who'd cut down a tree.

Police say the logs had been sitting near the street for several weeks.

When Price called police to investigate, he says they told him the logs were just yard debris and they couldn't help him.

Police say Price became irate. They say he yelled, cursed and eventually approached the officer. The officer put him under arrest after a struggle. Price, though, says he was just trying to protect his property and himself.

"I was being accosted and all I wanted to do was protect myself," Price said.

Court wrapped up Tuesday evening. Price could face up to a year in jail if he's convicted of resisting arrest.


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