On Thursday, November 16, 2017, around 3:35pm, Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a complaint of domestic violence off O. Johnson Road. When deputies arrived at the scene, they learned the subject, Brandon Karr, 36, has assaulted his girlfriend several times by putting his hands around her throat and over her face, also striking her arm with his fist. Karr allegedly also attempted to run her over with his truck in the yard. The female victim was pregnant and the subject’s six-year-old son was also present at the time of the assault. The child was taken into protective custody and Karr was arrested and lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.