Area Man Arrested for Attacking Town Marshal

Posted on September 7th, 2018

A Dugger man is behind bars after police say he battered a local town marshal.

According to officials, a Sullivan County Sheriff’s Deputy was on State Road 54 when he noticed the passenger of a pickup truck suddenly duck down. It appeared to police he was trying to hide.

Police say the truck quickly pulled into a driveway when the deputy noticed the passenger door open, and a man they later identified as 30-year-old Corey Camden jump out and run.

After a short chase, police caught Camden. As officers were trying to cuff him, they say he began to resist, kicking and striking officer. A Dugger Town Marshal suffered lacerations to his hand in the incident.

Police say they found drugs in Camden’s possession.

He was charged with resisting and battery on a law enforcement officers and various drug charges.

This entry was posted on Friday, September 7th, 2018 at 8:38 am and is filed under News.

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