Sheriff Brent Lynch is in some hugr trouble after he found himself arrested for allegedly striking a teenage girl while coaching a girls basketball game.
The top law enforcement official in Owsley County, KY was caught on camera running onto the court after players got into a scuffle. Lynch allegedly hit a young girl in the face and has now been charged with 4th-degree assault. The charge carries up to 1 year in jail and a fine, if convicted.
TMZ Sports saiys he is currently behind bars in Three Forks Regional Jail.
Sherriff Lynch has been suspended from his job as basketball coach, but it remains unclear he will be able to remain at his position as Sheriff or fired for his actions.