Fort Wright police arrest Newport, Ky. man wanted for attempted murder

FORT WRIGHT, Ky. --  A Newport, Ky. man wanted on a charge of attempted murder was arrested Thursday night.

Fort Wright police say Jamie S. Holt, 22, assaulted an acquaintance at her residence on Fayette Circle Jan. 18 at 2:19 p.m.

An argument broke out between Holt and the woman over a vehicle, according to officers. They say the fight ended with Holt attempting to strangle the woman.

Police obtained a warrant for Holt's arrest on a single count of Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder with $50,000 bond.

Holt has a criminal history of drug, disorderly conduct and assault on police officer charges, according to the police department.


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