WYMT | Eastern KY | News, Weather, Sports

Harlan County man is accused of chasing a woman with a chainsaw

A Harlan County man faces nine different charges after police say he chased a woman with chainsaw and assaulted three deputies.

They say it started behind the Evarts High School building.

Witnesses say Rodney Thacker went after Lillian Thacker with a chainsaw and cut her with a knife.

Lillian Thacker's boyfriend was also injured.

After a two hour search, Rodney Thacker was found in an abandoned home.

He then allegedly assaulted three deputies before being arrested.

Thacker said he'd been drinking and smoking synthetic marijuana.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WYMT CONTACT INFO 199 Black Gold Blvd. Hazard, KY 41701 606-436-5757 - switchboard 606-439-9968 - newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 164351056 - wkyt.com/a?a=164351056