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Police: Drunk man used chainsaw to carve up car during argument over whiskey

Joshua Keene (Source: LMDC) Joshua Keene (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - An argument over whiskey ended with a man carving up a car with a chainsaw, police said.

According to an arrest report, Joshua D. Keene, 33, was drunk at his home on Tucker Station Road Saturday night and wanted to leave on a four-wheeler to get more whiskey. Keene and the victim argued about the situation, and Keene knocked her to the ground and pulled her hair, police said. Another person restrained Keene.

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Police said Keene then went into the garage and started a chainsaw, using it to cut into the hood of the victim's car, break the windshield and damage the passenger side of the vehicle. Keene then fled on foot.

Officers found Keene a short distance away. They said he was unsteady on his feet with slurred speech and red, glassy eyes and smelled strongly of alcohol.

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Keene is charged with criminal mischief, fourth-degree assault and alcohol intoxication in a public place.

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