Trooper David Jones
Kentucky State Police
Post 6, Dry Ridge
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Attorney in Bourbon County Kidnapped
Date of News Release: 04/11/2006
(Bourbon County, KY) - On 4-7-06 at 5:15p.m., Kentucky State Police Trooper Chris Arnett and two deputies from the Bourbon County Sheriff's Department responded to a kidnapping complaint on Russellcave Road, in Bourbon County. An attorney in Bourbon County was met outside of her office by Mr. Frankie D Covington 42 years old of , who asked for a ride to a relative's residence. While en-route to the residence Mr. Covington attempted to sexually assault the attorney while armed with a weapon. The attorney was able to get out of the vehicle to summon the assistance of other motorists. Mr. Covington fled the scene and was arrested in the woods without further incident. Mr. Covington was lodged in the Bourbon County Detention Center.
The name of the victim is being withheld due to a sexual assault/ kidnapping investigation that continues by The Kentucky State Police.