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Hebron man arrested for weekend attack

Joseph Pierce, Boone Co Sheriff's Office Joseph Pierce, Boone Co Sheriff's Office

by Roger Seay  email

BURLINGTON, KY (FOX19) -- A Hebron man is charged with two counts of assault after a weekend attackt sent two other men to the hospital.

Boone County Sheriff's deputies arrested Joseph Pierce, 22, at The Briarwood, a reception hall and bar located in the 2100 block of Petersburg Road in Hebron.  According the Sheriff's office Pierce attacked to men in the parking lot earlier that day.

George Carmac III, 27 of Southgate, Kentucky was found unconscious in the parking lot by an employee on September 26, 2009 at 4:30 a.m. Carmac was taken to Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Florence and then transferred to University Hospital where he underwent surgery for his life-threatening injuries.  Carmac's friend, Josh Lindsay, 27 of Hebron, Kentucky was also treated at University Hospital for his injuries.

If convicted on all charges, Pierce, faces  10 -20 years in the state penitentiary.  He is lodged in the Boone County Detention Center in lieu of a $50,000 bond.

While the case is still under investigation, detectives believe Carmac and Linsday were attacked by Pierce and others as they walked out of the bar.  Pierce continued to kick both men in the head after they were down.

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