POLICE: Man arrested with 18-inch ' Zombie Killer' knife planned - WDRB 41 Louisville News

POLICE: Man arrested with 18-inch ' Zombie Killer' knife planned to 'scare' somebody

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Troy Leverton (source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Troy Leverton (source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man was arrested in downtown Louisville last week after police say he was spotted carrying a concealed knife with "Zombie Killer" written on the blade. 

According to the arrest report, it happened Aug. 5 just before 6 p.m. at the corner of 4th Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard. That's where police found 40-year-old Troy Leverton "standing against building on northwest corner of Muhammad Ali staring intently in the direction of 4th Street Live."

Police say Leverton "was holding in his left hand a very large knife partially behind his back and between his left leg and the building in a clear attempt to conceal the weapon." When the officer confronted Leverton, he allegedly said he was "was waiting for somebody." After further questioning, police say Leverton admitted he was waiting for a man who had assaulted and cut him a few weeks ago and "was just going to scare him."

Police say the 18-inch knife had a green handle and was in a black sheath, with the words, "Zombie Killer" written on the blade. 

Leverton was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and carrying a concealed weapon. 

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