Horne Charged with Felonious Assault


Friday evening Dennis Horne, 22 of Bellefontaine, was taken into custody and lodged in the Logan County Jail for a charge of Felonious Assault.

Officers from the Bellefontaine Police Department were dispatched to a home in the 700 Block of Albert Street to speak with the victim about a man attacking him with a knife.

The victim stated that he had gone to a home on Florence Avenue to pick up some of his belongings when he and Horne, “got into it.”

According to the victim, Horne charged him with a knife, attempted to stab him, and threatened to kill him.

The victim told officers that in self-defense, he wrestled Horne to the ground and punched him in the face, knocking him out.

Officers located Horne at the Florence Avenue home in the driveway, sitting in a Honda Element.

He showed several signs of intoxication.

Officers asked Horne to exit the vehicle and he refused.

After a brief struggle, Horne was helped out of the vehicle and placed into handcuffs.

He was then transported to the Logan County Jail.