Police seeking information after fight

From local sources

JASPER — The Jasper Police Department is asking for information from the public about a weekend altercation that left a Dubois man in critical condition at an Evansville hospital.

Police and an ambulance responded at 3 a.m. Saturday to J.R.’s Bar, 23 Clay St., when it was reported that a man was unresponsive following a physical altercation.

Upon arrival, police and emergency medical technicians found 41-year-old Timothy R. Stafford, of 4201 N. Second St., Dubois, not breathing and lying unreponsive on the ground outside the bar.
Stafford was taken to Memorial Hospital in Jasper and was then flown by LifeFlight helicopter to St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville. Police said he is in critical condition.

A preliminary investigation found Stafford had gotten into a physical altercation outside the bar with 23-year-old Leslie M. Osborn Jr. and 22-year-old Zachary D. Parks, both of Petersburg.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Jasper detective Sgt. Rick Chambers at 482-2255 or the department’s anonymous tip line at 481-COPS (2677).

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