Man Arrested in Laurel County Assaults Sheriff’s Officers

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance complaint on Green Acres Road the afternoon of Monday, July 23, 2018. Deputy Taylor McDaniel responded the scene after complaints were received of a man, identified as 39-year-old Robert Kazee, walking down the road, screaming, and causing a disturbance. While attempting arrest, Kazee allegedly removed his shirt and began to fight the deputy. After the subject was detained and in the cruiser, he began kicking the windows while en route to the jail and had to be subdued. Kazee further assaulted Deputy McDaniel and Major Chuck Johnson. He was charged with public intoxication, resisting arrest, menacing, and assaulting a police officer. Kazee was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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