Man faces assault and drug charges in domestic violence case


FLAT LICK, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Flat Lick man, who was wanted on half a dozen warrants in Knox County, faces assault and drug charges in a domestic violence case, according to investigators.

Deputies say the initial report was 54-year old Chuck Bingham had stabbed a woman during a domestic dispute on Waco Drive in Bimble on November 28, 2019.

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Deputies say when they arrived at the home and made contact with the reported victim, the woman told them she had not been stabbed, but that there had been a fight.

Investigators say they found Bingham in the home hiding behind a bedroom door, and that he had to be physically subdued after refusing to follow commands.

Deputies say they found a small plastic bag with suspected meth inside on Bingham when they arrested him.

He was taken to jail in Knox County.