This incident remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead.
Morehead, KY (April 18, 2019) — The Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead received a call for assistance from The Powell County Dispatch at approximately 5:00 a.m… The caller stated that he was confronted by two unknown male subjects on his front porch when he had returned home from work. After being confronted, the caller left the residence and called the Powell County Dispatch for assistance. Once officers arrived at the residence, several attempts were made to have contact the individuals inside the residence. After several hours, Tommy Petrey, Donald Lewis and Regina Whisman exited the residence peacefully.
Regina Whisman resides at the residence. Regina Whisman, 38 years of age, of Clay City, Ky., is charged with Hindering Prosecution or Apprehension 2nd Degree (1 count). Tommy Petrey, 47 years of age, of Williamsburg, Ky., is charged with Poss of Firearm by a Convicted Felon (1 count). Donald Lewis, 37 years of age, of Louisville Ky., is charged with Poss of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon (1 count). Donald was also charged on an unrelated arrest warrant. All individuals involved are lodged in the Powell County Detention Center. The Kentucky State Police was assisted by the Kentucky State Police Special Response Team, Powell County Sheriff’s Department, Stanton Police Department and Powell County EMS. This incident remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead.