Knox County Sheriff’s Department arrest 34-year-old for burglary

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Photo Courtesy: Knox County Sheriff's Department

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Knox County Sheriffs Department has arrested a man after he shot a gun outside of a home.

Deputies say on Tuesday, March 30th, around 2:35 A.M. a Knox County deputy responded to a report of a man shooting a gun outside a home on KY 718 in Walker.

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The deputy that responded said he learned from the person who called 911 that 34-year-old Brandon R. Bingham had fired a gun after attempting to get into the callers house.

They say they also learned that earlier in the day, Bingham had burglarized a home on KY 718, where he took a handgun and jewelry.

Deputies located Bingham in the yard of the home he burglarized and arrested him.

Bingham was charged with Burglary-1st Degree, Disorderly Conduct-1st Degree and Public Intoxication/Controlled Substance. A loaded handgun, a watch, two rings and a bracelet were found in his possession at the time of arrest.

Brandon Bingham was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

Barbourville City Police assisted in the arrest.

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