Bedford man charged
in stabbing incident
Jeff Elam, 45, was arrested Thursday, July 2, after a New Hope Road man called 9-1-1 to report he’d been stabbed.
Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons said Elam was apprehended at his home on U.S. 421 in Bedford within 20 minutes of the alleged assault, which occurred at 1 p.m.
The victim, Tony Redman, was treated for a stab wound to his leg, receiving six stitches at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison. He was released the same day.