BELL COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
Friday October 19, 2018
(Pineville, Ky.) On Thursday October 18, 2018 Bell County Sheriff’s Deputy Patrick Brooks arrested a man in connection to two separate incidents.
The first incident took place on September 6, 2018 when a woman identified 48 year old Johnny Rutherford of Hulen Kentucky as a man who pointed a gun at her while she was at a bus stop to pick up her grand-daughter. The complaint states that this action placed the woman in “reasonable apprehension of imminent physical injury”.
The second incident took place on September 18, 2018 when another woman was texted by Rutherford that he was going to kill her and her family by cutting them up into pieces. The complaint taken out by Brooks also states that Rutherford has also been exploiting this woman on the internet.
Johnny Rutherford was lodged in the Bell County Detention Center charged with menacing and terroristic threatening 3rd degree.