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Bourbon Man Held on $20,000 Bond for Intimidation

March 9, 2014

03/10/14 On Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at approximately 9:45 p.m. a female subject came to the Bourbon Police Department asking to speak with an officer about a domestic dispute that had occurred earlier that same night at her residence.

Since the incident had occurred in the county, officers from the Marshall County Police Department were dispatched to the Bourbon Police Department. Officer Travis O’Neal arrived and spoke to the female and learned that a male subject who she identified as 53 year old Chris A. Lemler had entered her residence on Cedar Road earlier that night around 9:30 p.m. and pointed a handgun at her and her boyfriend and threatened to kill them both.

The female said that after her boyfriend fled the residence Chris Lemler left her home and followed him. She then went to the Bourbon Police Department to speak with officers.

After obtaining an address for Chris Lemler officers from the County Police Department and Bourbon Police were able to locate Mr. Lemler at his residence on Apple Road and take him into custody without incident. He was transported to the Marshall County Jail where he was lodged for Intimidation with a deadly weapon, pointing a firearm, and criminal mischief.


He was cited into Marshall County Superior Court No. 1 with bond fixed at $20,000.00


Readers are reminded that charging information supported by an affidavit of probable cause is merely an allegation that a crime has been committed and that there is only probable cause to believe a crime has been committed.  They are presumed innocent throughout the proceedings and are entitled to be represented by counsel and entitled to a trial by jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.