Not guilty plea entered for jailer accused of assault, official misconduct

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – In Muhlenberg County, a man accused of assaulting a deputy jailer while working at the jail is arraigned.

Lonnie Drake entered a not guilty plea for 4th degree assault and official misconduct.

He’s accused of putting his arm around the neck of another deputy and pushing her into a wall back in May.

A summons was issued to Drake last month.

His next court appearance is scheduled for August 7, 2019.

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(This story was originally published on July 17, 2019)

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