Brent Lynch

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Service Record

Agency Kentucky State Police                             
Rank Trooper
Dates of Service     July 2005 - February 2016[1]
Agency Owsley County Kentucky Sheriff's Office
Rank Sheriff
Dates of Service Started January 2019[1]
Last Known Status Active

Incident Reports

2021 Arrest for Assault

On December 3, 2021, Lynch was off-duty and serving as an assistant coach at a girls' high school basketball game. A fight broke out between players on the court, and video shows Lynch running into the group.[2] It is alleged that Lynch assaulted a juvenile female.[3]

The Kentucky State Police investigated and determined "that Owsley County Sheriff, Brent Lynch, had actually assaulted a female during that altercation".[3]

On December 7, 2021, an arrest warrant was issued.[4]

Department Response

Legal Action

On December 9, 2021, Lynch was arrested and charged with one count of assault in the fourth degree. If convicted, Lynch faces up to one year in jail.[3]