J.C. Man Charged With Assault

A Jackson County man is facing multiple charges including aggravated assault against two deputies after an incident that occurred on Saturday. Captain Dennis Thrasher and Deputy Roy Shepherd responded to a suspicious person call on McCoinsville Road at Back Field Lane where they found a man laying on a bank at the intersection with a back pack and portable nylon ladder strapped to his back.

While attempting to obtain the person’s identity a large hunting knife was secured by the deputies. The individual claimed that he did not have identification and provided the name Daniel Martin along with a date of birth.

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