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Owensboro Man Accused of Assaulting Police Officer in Henderson

Officers with the Henderson Police Department say the man was arrested on Wednesday evening after assaulting an officer.

Posted: May 20, 2021 1:22 PM

An Owensboro man was arrested on Wednesday in Henderson after officers with the Henderson Police Department say he put his hands on several officers and assaulted another.

HPD Officers were originally dispatched to 2077 US 41 North for a welfare check. There, they located 37-year-old Michael Turner of Owensboro, Kentucky.

Police say Turner put his hands on officers and assaulted an officer, and that he continued to be disorderly and resist until a taser was deployed.

After being tased, police said Turner was arrested without further incident. He was medically cleared and transported to the Henderson County Jail on the following charges:

  • Assault 3rd Degree - Police Officer or Probation Officer
  • Disorderly Conduct 2nd Degree
  • Resisting Arrest

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