Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Nevada man arrested after assault with a whiskey bottle

Kenny Biles Jr.
The Nevada Police Department would like to announce that we have concluded an investigation of a felony assault case that occurred on April 28th, 2015. Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of W. Godfrey Lane in reference to an assault that had just occurred.

Responding Police Officers discovered an unconscious male subject lying in the yard of the residence. The victim appeared to have sustained head injuries that rendered him unresponsive. Police provided emergency first aid to the victim until medics arrived on scene.

Investigating Officers determined that a male suspect, known to the victim had fled the scene prior to law enforcement arrival. Witness’s advised officers on the scene that the victim had received multiple head wounds after being assaulted with a glass whisky bottle. The victim was transported by Vernon County Ambulance to the Nevada Regional Airport where he was transported to a medical facility by helicopter.

Nevada Police Officers began searching for the suspect and were able to locate him at an area hospital where he was receiving treatment for minor injuries. After obtaining investigative leads, police arrested the suspect without incident.

The assault suspect was identified as a 31 year old Nevada resident: Kenneth L Biles Jr. Biles was taken into custody and transported to the Vernon County Jail.

An Arrest Warrant was issued by the Vernon County Associate Circuit Court on the following charge:

Assault 1st Degree, a class B Felony.

Biles is being held in lieu of a $50,000 cash or surety bond.

To report criminal activities, call Emergency 911 or call the dispatch center call 417-448-2710.TheTip Hotline for confidential information is available at 417-448-5117.