|Agency||Kentucky State Police|
|Dates of Service||July 2005 - February 2016|
|Agency||Owsley County Kentucky Sheriff's Office|
|Dates of Service||Started January 2019|
|Last Known Status||Active|
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. It is alleged that Lynch assaulted a juvenile female.
The Kentucky State Police investigated and determined "that Owsley County Sheriff, Brent Lynch, had actually assaulted a female during that altercation".
On December 7, 2021, an arrest warrant was issued.
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.
- Brent Lynch, LinkedIn
- Owsley County Sheriff involved in basketball fight, LEX18, 2020-12-08
- Colin Kalmbacher, Kentucky Sheriff Arrested After Allegedly Punching Girl in the Face During Basketball Game (VIDEO), Law & Crime, 2021-12-09
- Kentucky State Police Investigate Fight During a High School Basketball Game, Kentucky State Police, 2021-12-09