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KSP Charges Casey County Man with Assault

Date of News Release: 06/27/2016

Edmonton, Ky. (June 27, 2016) - 37-year-old Larry J. Buis, of Liberty, was arrested on Saturday, June 26th at 10:53 EDT on KY 70 and charged with Assault 2nd Degree. The charges stem from an investigation into a fight that occurred at approximately 8:30 PM EDT on June 25th at the Breedon Withers Grocery store in Casey County.

Buis and the victim, 65-year-old, Mark S. Ponder, of Yosemite, were involved in an altercation at the store and both left the scene after the fight was over. Ponder later contacted EMS and was taken to Casey County Hospital and later airlifted to UK Medical Center in Lexington where he remains in stable but critical condition.

Detective Mike Dubree is investigating.