Former Hickman Co. deputy indicted on assault charge

Posted at 5:41 PM, Feb 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-08 18:41:05-05

BUCKSNORT, Tenn. (WTVF) — A former Hickman County deputy was indicted on a charge of aggravated assault and misconduct.

A Grand Jury returned the indictments Wednesday and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested Kenneth Dewayne Lynn Friday.

Lynn was accused of assaulting an arrestee last year in the parking lot of an adult book store near the Bucksnort exit off of Interstate 40.

According to agents, Lynn assaulted an individual during an effort to execute an arrest. Lynn resigned shortly after the incident.

Lynn was charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of official misconduct. He was booked Friday in the Hickman County Jail on a $25,000 bond.