Laurel County Deputy Hurt By Suspect During Arrest

The Laurel County Sheriff says a fight left a deputy hurt.

The Sheriff’s Office says Deputy Kirk Mays stopped a vehicle Tuesday morning on Laurel River Church Road and found a bottle with 2 kinds of pills in it.

Mays arrested both people in the vehicle.

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He says one of them, Randall Hayes, started hitting him, and eventually broke Mays’ glasses.

So Hayes now faces assault charges, in addition to charges related to the pills.

A woman, Jinna Moore, faces drug-related charges.