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Jamestown man arrested after assaulting an officer

By Sgt. Travis Neal

The assault of a Fish and Wildlife Officer over the weekend resulted in an arraignment being scheduled for a Jamestown man Monday, July 6, 2020 in Russell County District Court.

The arrest citation indicates that Saturday night, 34 year old Cody Murray was observed operating a boat above idle speed in a no wake zone. He allegedly had a strong scent of alcohol on his person and following several field sobriety tests, Murray was placed in custody.

The citation states that Murray urinated in the Officers boat and laughed about it. Once at the Russell County Jail, he allegedly spit in the Officers face, causing his saliva to go on the Officers mouth and into both of his eyes.

Murray has a long history of drug arrests and is reportedly in drug court. In connection with his arrest over the weekend on Lake Cumberland he was charged with failure to operate at idle speed, boating under the influence, assault 3rd police or probation officer and disorderly conduct 2nd.

This story was posted on 2020-07-06 14:02:38
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