Sheriff’s deputies charge several during ‘Redneck Rave’ event

EDMONSON COUNTY, Ky. – According to a press release from the Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office, 48 people were charged with various offenses, including 14 arrested during the ‘Redneck Rave’ event near Mammoth Cave.

There were 30 charges involving drugs or alcohol-related offenses, according to the release.

There were 63 traffic-related offenses charged.  Two arrest warrants were served on a fugitive, and 6 felony charges, including assault, strangulation, and wanton endangerment were also charged, according to the release.

The Sheriff’s Office also escorted EMS with security during medical transports responding to such injuries as broken bones, severed and dislocated fingers, impalement through the abdomen, lacerations, and severe intoxication-related medical issues, according to the release.

The sheriff’s office also said they responded to theft and assault complaints within the park.

Lastly, the Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with District 5 Constable Charlie Peck and the Kentucky State Police, administered multiple traffic safety checkpoints around the Lincoln community throughout the event.  The Sheriff’s Office was also assisted by Mammoth Cave National Park Rangers and Kentucky Fish and Wildlife on various traffic stops and calls for service.