On October 18, 2016 at approximately 7:00pm Galena Police Officers responded to a report of domestic disturbance at 5th and Main Street. As officers arrived they identified one of the persons involved as Kenny Ashley. When officers attempted to place Mr. Ashley in custody; he refused to comply with their instructions and fled on foot. He ran South on Main Street turning east on 6th then continuing South through the alley running into traffic as he crossed 7th Street. Officers were able to take him into custody just south of 7th street.
Mr. Ashely was known to have outstanding Warrants out of Washington County, Arkansas and the City of Baxter Springs, KS. Mr. Ashely also has a pending case from the City of Galena were he fled on foot from a traffic stop near the Spring Grove Elementary School the morning of October 7, 2016.
Mr. Ashely was arrested and is being held at the Cherokee County Jail.
Interference with LEO: Obstruct/Resist Felony
Domestic Battery; Knowing/Reckless Bodily Harm
Failure to Appear: Washington County, AR
Failure to Appear; Baxter Springs, KS