Barricaded suspect arrested after telling authorities they wouldn’t take him alive


SLAUGHTERS, Ky (WEHT) Authorities have arrested Alvie Martin after a brief stand-off.

The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home on Highbanks Ferry Road around 10:48 p.m. on Wednesday. Two victims claimed they had been assaulted by Martin.

The sheriff’s office says Martin came out of the home with a rifle and “made statements that deputies would not take him alive.” A brief standoff ensued, and Martin surrendered to authorities.

He is being held in the Hopkins County Jail on wanton endangerment and assault charges.

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(This story was originally published on Nov. 5, 2020)


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