Dewayne Shipp, 49, of McDaniel, the person who allegedly killed Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Rakes in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. 14, was supposedly on his way to his ex-wife’s house in Lincoln County.
According to reports from Lincoln County Sheriff Curt Folger, Shipp’s mother called law enforcement and said her son had stolen her car, had a loaded gun, was depressed and was on his way to Lincoln County to his ex-wife’s home and she was scared of what he was going to do.
According to criminal records, Shipp has a criminal history in Marion, Washington, Lincoln and Grayson counties.
According to court records, Shipp was arrested in August of 2011 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs.
In 2007, and again in 2011, Shipp was arrested for second-degree criminal mischief in Washington County.
The 2007 incident involved breaking out a tractor-trailer truck window at All-Weather Insulation and falling asleep inside the vehicle, according to a citation in Shipp’s file in Washington County.
In 2007, in Lincoln County, Shipp was arrested for operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license.
In 2006, in Grayson County, he was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs and possessing an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle.
In 2005, in Lincoln County, Shipp was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs and operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license.
In 2003, in Grayson County, Shipp was arrested for possession of marijuana.
In 2002, in Marion County, Shipp was arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense.
In the 1990s in Marion County, Shipp was arrested for theft of an automobile, first-degree bail jumping, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense, flagrant non-support and menacing.
As of last week, Shipp was being treated at University Hospital in Louisville for a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the leg.
He’s being charged with the murder of Deputy Rakes.
Shipp was arrested behind McDonalds in Campbellsville early on the morning of Nov. 14 by Kentucky State Police and officers from the Campbellsville Police Department.