Nicholasville, KY asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for Kentucky

Q: KY bond rules say bond must be reasonable. Is $100,000 reasonable for Inmate who worked at Wal-Mart, no priors?

Charges are att. murder, strangulation - no injuries to either 2 individuals. Defendant came home early, concerned about pregnant wife bc the Ring camera was turned off and it never was before, and he worried about a break-in. He found his pregnant wife with another man, and after asking the man to leave his home (defendant owns the home, does not rent) and the man refusing, defendant allegedly fired a shot from his legal, registered gun, at an angle towards the floor in the vicinity of the man. Bullet reportedly struck baseboard. Man finally left, uninjured. Defendant then allegedly chokes wife, but she doesn't become unconscious or any marks on neck. Wife calls police and says NOTHING about what reportedly transpired and only says she has a suicidal husband. Defendant goes to psych hospital for week. Only when he gets back does wife report the alleged assault. Police visit the alleged crime scene nearly 2 WEEKS after, despite numerous ppl in the house since the incident, tainting it.

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Yes. Thats a reasonable bond given the severity of the charges.

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