Arrest made after man strikes victim in colostomy bag


By Courtney Harrison - [email protected]



MATEWAN, W.Va. – A McCarr, Ky. man was arrested on various misdemeanor charges after allegedly hitting another man in the colostomy bag and kicking his car causing approximately $300 worth of damage.

Kevin Stump, 33 from McCarr, was arrested by officers with the Matewan Police Department and the Mingo County Sheriff’s Department Saturday, October 22.

Stump has been charged with battery, destruction of property, obstructing an officer, and public intoxication.

According to a criminal complaint, on Saturday, Stump hit a male victim in his colostomy bag. Stump then allegedly proceeded to walk by the victim’s vehicle and kicked it causing scratches on the vehicle and an estimated $300 in damage.

The complaint further states that when officers arrived at Stump’s residence following the incident, Stump refused verbal commands from law enforcement to come out of the house.

Due to Stump’s refusal to exit the residence, officers entered the home and placed him under arrest.

Officers noted that Stump appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. The complaint states that Stump admitted to officer’s that he had consumed alcohol.

Stump was transported to the Southwestern Regional Jail located in Holden, W.Va. and was arraigned before Mingo County Magistrate Jim Harvey on Sunday, October 23.

If convicted of the misdemeanor battery offense, Stump could be sentenced to up to 12 months in jail and/or could be fined up to $500.

Information in this article was obtained by use of a criminal complaint which is public record. A criminal complaint is merely an accusation and those named should be considered innocent until and if proven guilty.

By Courtney Harrison

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(Courtney Harrison is a news reporter for the Williamson Daily News. She can be contacted at [email protected] or at 304-235-4242 ext. 2279.)

(Courtney Harrison is a news reporter for the Williamson Daily News. She can be contacted at [email protected] or at 304-235-4242 ext. 2279.)

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