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Suspected sex offender arrested for assault on police officer in Madisonville

Warren Stegman (Source: Hopkins Co. Jail) Warren Stegman (Source: Hopkins Co. Jail)
MADISONVILLE, KY (WFIE) -

A suspected sex offender is in jail - but not for what you might think.

Madisonville Police say people at Victoria Trailer Park flagged them down wanting to report a possible sex offense. 

When police confronted the suspect, Warren Stegman, they say he became enraged and punched one of the officers in the face.   

The other officer tased the suspect.  He was also hurt in the scuffle.

All three were treated and released from Baptist Health ER.

Stegman is facing charges of Public Intoxication, Menacing, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Mischief, and Assault on a Police Officer.   

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