Confusion Over Assault Case

There's confusion in southern Kentucky over an assault case.

The victim says the man who hit him claimed he was a Whitley County Sheriff's Deputy.

But the Sheriff denies even knowing him.

The ordeal began when Christopher Brewer bought a gun from Perry Ramey.

Brewer says when he bought the gun he had no idea what troubles it would cause him.

Brewer claims Perry Ramey and Tony Ramey wanted the gun back... and beat him severely to get it.

The Ramey's were arrested and charged with assault.

Perry is still in jail but Tony is out on bond.

Brewer says during the assault, Tony Ramey told him he was a Whitley County Sheriff's Deputy.

The sheriff says it's not true.

Now that's under investigation.

Ramey wouldn't talk on camera, but he denies going to Brewer's house under the guise he was a law enforcement officer.

He says he just wanted to get his gun back and things got out of hand.

But Brewer says he opened the door and was ambushed.

Whitley County Sheriff Lawrence Hodge not only denies Ramey works for him... but says he's never seen him.

He says he's upset his department was brought into the argument.

Tony Ramey's son... Perry... is scheduled for a preliminary hearing July 3rd.

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