Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Stabbing investigation in Bath County
Date of News Release: 03/27/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On March 27, 2011, Robert Brown went to a residence on Reynolds Road to see Ashley Crouch who is the mother of his child and was involved in a verbal argument with Miss Crouch. Enrique Lopez was also at the residence and became involved in the argument. Enrique Lopez and Robert Brown then became involved in a physical altercation where Mr. Lopez stabbed Robert Brown in the abdomen. Mr. Brown was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Mt. Sterling by family members and later relayed to the University of Kentucky Hospital where he is listed in stable condition. Enrique Lopez was arrested without incident and charged with Assault 1st. He is being lodged at the Montgomery County Detention center. The case remains under investigation by Detective Wes Prather Unit 896.