Grand jury indicts man who was captured outside of WNKY studio

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Warren County grand jury indicted a Bowling Green man Wednesday on multiple charges related to a May 7 incident in which he ran from police through the streets of Bowling Green and hid in shrubbery outside of the WNKY television station May 7.

Cameron Buckner, a man who shot and injured another person in 2016 in Kereiakes Park was indicted charges of cocaine and marijuana trafficking charges, first-degree fleeing or evading police on foot, tampering with physical evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia, terroristic threatening, third-degree escape, public intoxication, menacing and persistent felony offender.

Buckner ran from police through the streets and alleys in downtown Bowling Green May 7 before being captured in the shrubbery in front of WNKY. Another man was taken into custody nearby.

Bowling Green police were called to a disturbance at the Armory Lofts tha morning. Police were holding Buckner’s wrists while giving commands for Sultan Alnghaimshi to stop walking away, according to Buckner’s arrest citation.

There was also a woman on the scene and all three had exited a car.

Alnghaimshi began to run with an officer chasing him, according to his arrest citation. A police officer told Buckner he was being detained and at that time Buckner pulled away from the officer and took of running toward Mellow Mushroom, according to his citation.

Buckner ran through parking lots toward Elm Street before hiding in some bushes in front of WNKY. Alnghaishi was taken into custody behind WNKY.

Officers said Buckner threw down a handgun during the chase, according to his arrest citation. Police later found a loaded handgun.

Buckner is a convicted felon for the 2016 shooting. At the time of the May 7 incident was on parole for the 2016 shooting, Warren County Commonwealth’s Attorney Chris Cohron said.

Police searched the vehicle involved and found large quantities of suspected cocaine and suspected marijuana along with $50,000 in cash, according to Buckner’s arrest citation. The car is registered to Alnghaimshi, according to Alnghaimshi’s arrest citation.

After police found and detained Buckner he said he had consumed a large quantity of cocaine and alcohol prior to the incident so police called for an ambulance to have him medically cleared before lodging him in the Warren County Regional Jail. Alnghaimshi also complained of knee pain due to the pursuit and was taken for medical care before being lodged.

In a separate indictment, also stemming  from the May 7 incident, Buckner is charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun.

The same grand jury also indicted Alnghaimshi on charges of trafficking in marijuana, first-degree fleeing or evading police on foot, tampering with physical evidence, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance first offense cocaine and first-degree strangulation of someone on May 7.

The woman from the May 7 incident, Zeyta Alexandria Caudel, was indicted on charges of marijuana and cocaine trafficking and possession of drug paraphernalia. Her bond is set at $2,500.

Alnghaimshi was also indicted on unrelated charges stemming from and April incident in which he is accused of pointing a gun at the mother of his child, a one-year child and another person. The grand jury indicted him on three charges of wanton endangerment, second-degree disorderly conduct and discharging a firearm within the city limits.

Both men were arrested May 7 and held in the Warren County Regional Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bonds each. Alnghaimshi bonded out of jail May 18. Buckner is being held now without bond on a probation violation warrant, according to online jail records.