Henderson Man Assaults Officers While in Custody

Henderson, KY 5/13/21- Just after 3AM Thursday morning the officers were called to the area of the Ramada Inn for the report of a disturbance in the roadway.

According to the Henderson Police Department, officers arrived on scene to find a man walking in the middle of U.S. Highway 41 yelling. Officers say the man was identified as Gary Joyner, 44 of Henderson. Joyner was placed under arrest for public intoxication but then became actively aggressive towards officers in the back of the patrol car. Officers reported Joyner was thrashing around violently and assaulting officers.

Joyner was then additionally charged with:

  • resisting arrest,
  • assault (3rd Degree) (Police Officer),
  • disorderly conduct (2nd Degree)


Other Henderson News….

Henderson, KY 5/4/21- HPD Officers were called to the 2300 block of Adams Lane for the report of a possible burglary. Officers say the victim reported that within the last week someone broke into their building behind their residence.

The victim says that two air conditioner units were stolen from the building. HPD asks that anyone with any information regarding this case please contact the Henderson Police Department (270)831-1295 or the Henderson CrimeStoppers (270)831-1111.


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