BUSY — The Perry County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD) is thanking the public’s help in catching a wanted fugutive.
Albert Couch, 39, fired his gun a single time during an attempted robbery, deputies said.
The alleged robbery took place in the Busy community of Perry County, Wednesday.
Couch allegedly fled the scene on a dirt bike that was believe to be stolen after the attempted robbery.
A warrant was issued for Couch’s arrest in connection with the attempted robbery.
Deputy Tim Feltner, along with Special Deputy Mike Couch, were able to locate Couch and served the warrant on him.
Couch was taken to Kentucky River Regional Jail, where he was lodged in.
He is facing charges of first-degree robbery, third-degree terroristic threatening and first-degree wanton endangerment.
TJ Caudill is a reporter with The Hazard Herald and he can be reached at 606-629-3245.