Barren County deputy jailer arrested for promoting contraband

BY DANIEL SUDDEATH [email protected] 3, 2019Avery Ward Avery Ward, 25, of Glasgow was arrested Friday morning by the Barren County Sheriff's Office. He's charged with first-degree promoting contraband. According to a news release, Detective Adam Bow arrested Ward following a complaint alleging that Ward had been taking contraband into the jail and giving it to …

Former Kentucky jail guard convicted of beating inmate who later died

    A former Kentucky jail guard was convicted of beating an inmate and leaving him lying with blood on his face, until another jail employee saw the victim and he was rushed to a hospital and pronounced dead, officials said on Friday. A federal jury deliberated for an hour and a half before returning …