A responding deputy located the respondent on Old County Farm Rd. At the time of contact, the respondent had multiple Franklin County warrants for his arrest. The deputy took him into custody and transported him to the Franklin County Adult Detention Facility. Upon being questioned, the respondent denied the accusations. There was no hatchet in his possession at the time of the arrest.
The deputy followed up the investigation with the petitioner. She stated she has had a history of problems with the respondent that have made her fearful he would someday kill her. At the time of the report she said the respondent was standing under her carport holding a tire iron and yelling. She retreated into her home and called her son for help. Once he arrived, the respondent chased him with a hatched after making treats to kill them. Video surveillance footage showed the respondent was on the petitioner’s property.
On May 27, 2019 another report was received by the sheriff’s office from the petitioner who reported the respondent violated the court order once again by standing in her drive and yelling at her while holding a stick. The responding deputy located the respondent and took him into custody for violating the court order. A warrant was issued on the respondent, identified as Kenneth Edward Haberberger, age 56, from Union for the charges of Harassment 1st degree and Domestic assault 4th degree stemming from the November 2017 complaint. Bond was set at $150,000 cash only.
All people are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Franklin County Sheriff