Man arrested in stabbing incident in Monore Twp.

Samual Kennell
Staff report

An Amelia man has been arrested for stabbing another individual in Monroe Township Jan. 29.

According to a release from Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg, the communications center received a call at approximately 8:14 p.m. that a stabbing had occurred at 2143 Berry Road.

When patrol units arrived at the scene they found a man who had multiple lacerations to his neck.

A witnessed told officers that the man, Nathan Hayes, 27, had been stabbed by another man who fled the scene on foot.

Emergency medical personnel from Monroe Township tended to Hayes. Hayes was transported by AirCare to University of Cincinnati Hospital where he was taken into surgery. He remains in stable condition.

During that time, a canine from the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office began to track the suspect.

Investigators from the Crime Scene Unit also responded to the scene, and identified the suspect as Samual Kennell, 23.

Road patrol units continued patrols of the area and Kennell was located on foot approximately two miles from the scene.

Police arrested Kennell without incident and transported him to the Clermont County Jail.

Kennell was charged with one count of felonious assault, a second degree felony.

Kennell is scheduled to have a bond hearing at Clermont County Municipal Court Jan. 31.

The case will be reviewed by the Clermont County Prosecutor’s Office and scheduled for presentation to the Clermont County Grand Jury.