INCIDENT COMES ON HEELS OF RECENT MID-JANUARY DOMESTIC SITUATION THAT ENDED WITH DOUBLE SHOOTING IN WESTERN CARTER COUNTY
JANUARY 24, 2022- written by WADE QUEEN
THE CHOKING KIND: JIMMY Sturgill, 37, OF GRAYSON, KENTUCKY; ARRESTED CHARGES INCLUDING FIRST DEGREE STRANGULATION.
On Sunday, January 23, 2022, the Kentucky State Police Post 14, in Ashland, KY., received a call of a physical domestic violence incident that occurred on KY 1910 near Grayson, KY., in Carter County. KSP Trooper Jeff Moore and KSP Trooper Tyler Daniels responded to the scene and spoke with the victim, Stephanie Moore. Stephanie Moore stated to the troopers that during an argument, a suspect, identified as Jimmy Sturgill, 37, of Grayson, KY., began to choke her to the point of passing out and she was unable to call for help at that time.
Both troopers learned that Jimmy Sturgill had left the residence and of a possible location to where he may have gone. Upon troopers arriving at the second location, Jimmy Sturgill ran from the residence. During the search, a Fish and Wildlife officer located Jimmy Sturgill running across a field and was able to place him under arrest without incident.
Jimmy Sturgill was lodged in the Carter County Detention Center in Grayson and charged with the following:
* STRANGULATION 1ST DEGREE,
*CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3RD DEGREE,
*FLEEING OR EVADING POLICE, 2ND DEGREE (ON FOOT),
*FLAGRANT NON SUPPORT, and
*FAILURE TO APPEAR. The case remains under investigation by Trooper Jeff Moore.
Monday’s incident follows an even more violent domestic crime just over a week earlier in another part of Carter County. SEE REPORT BELOW.
KENTUCKY STATE POLICE CONTINUE INVESTIGATION INTO DOUBLE SHOOTING IN WESTERN CARTER COUNTY THAT INJURES WOMAN & TEENAGER
ACCCUSED OF SHOOTING TWO PEOPLE, EASILY COULD HAVE BEEN A DOUBLE MURDER: DELMAS D. HARRIS JR., 25, OF OLIVE HILL, KENTUCKY.
On Friday, January 14, 2022, at approximately 1630 hours (4:30 P.M.), Kentucky State Police Post 14, in Ashland, KY., received a call of a shooting that occurred on KY 955 in the Olive Hill community.
Upon units arriving on scene, it was determined that a suspect, identified as Delmas D. Harris Jr., 25, of Olive Hill, KY., had entered the residence of Carla Roberts who resides on KY 955. Once inside the residence, Delmas Harris brandished a firearm and began firing at Carla Roberts and a juvenile who was at the residence.
During this time when the firearm was discharged, Carla Roberts was struck in the hand and shoulder area, and the juvenile was struck in the left leg sustaining minor injuries. Carla Roberts and the juvenile were able to exit the residence and hide until Delmas Harris left the area.
After Delmas Harris left, both victims walked to a safe location to seek help and were transported to Olive Hill Urgent Care to seek medical attention and call police.
KSP troopers located Delmas Harris just before 11:00 P.M. Friday night, and was placed under arrest by trooper Jerry Sparks II without incident. Delmas Harris was lodged in the Carter County Detention Center in Grayson, KY., and charged with two separate counts of:
*ASSAULT, 1ST DEGREE.
The case remains under investigation by KSP Detective Samuel Lawson.