On Thursday, January 17, 2019, around 11:38pm, the Hazard Police Department received a call from a local resident that someone was in her house. Officers responded to the scene and identified the suspect as Gary Hamblin of Combs. Upon arrival, the home own and a family friend had Hamblin in her front yard after he exited her home. Hamblin was transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries. Following his release, he was transported to the Kentucky River Regional Jail after a warrant was obtained for burglary, menacing, and public intoxication. Hamblin was additionally charged with violation of EPO in an unrelated matter.