Man Threatens Mom

Pike County, KY — Threats to harm his mother and to kill a Kentucky State Police Trooper landed a Pike County man behind bars. According to the arrest citation, Kentucky State Police responded to a complaint in the Ferrells Creek community near Elkhorn City Friday. When Troopers arrived, they found 43-year-old Alvery C. Potter making threats and waving a knife. Troopers say Potter appeared to be intoxicated. When Troopers attempted to detain Potter, Potter pulled away and had to be forced into handcuffs. A search of Potter revealed multiple pills in a container in his sock. Those pills were later identified as Xanax 1 and 2 mg. Also found was a quantity of Marijuana. After being placed in the Troopers’ cruiser, Potter attempted to break the window out by kicking. Potter also made direct threats against his mother stating, “She would get what she had coming to her and he would be sure of that.” While being transported to the Pike County Detention Center, Potter threatened the life of the Trooper. Potter was lodged and charged with Public Intoxication under a controlled substance, Disorderly Conduct, Menacing, Terroristic Threatening, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Prescription of Controlled Substance not in proper container, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Resisting Arrest.