Middlesboro man accused of threatening to kill police during arrest

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Daryl Garrett/Bell County Detention Center
MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (WRIL/WTVQ) – A Middlesboro man faces serious charges after attempting to break-in to a home and harming a woman inside, according to WRIL Radio.
The radio report says on Wednesday afternoon, Middlesboro Police were notified of a man trying to kick-in the door of a home on West Cumberland Avenue.
At 3:00 p.m., a witness called police and informed them that a 50 year-old man was taking mail out of the homeowner’s mailbox, according to the report.
Once on scene, Officer Jeremiah Johnson reported seeing Daryl Wayne Garrett standing in the front yard of the home and cursing loudly, according to WRIL Radio.
Johnson ordered Garrett to lay on the ground multiple times, he was refused until the 50 year old threw himself on the ground, according to the report.
Johnson reported that Garrett began screaming that was was going to kill the female homeowner of the house we was trying to enter, according to WRIL Radio.
Two other officers arrived at the home to help Johnson place Garrett into custody while he made multiple death threats to them, according to the radio report.
Middlesboro Fire and EMS examined Garrett for minor injuries suffered in the scuffle with officers, according to the report.
Middlesboro police investigated the home and discovered the Garrett had attempted to kick in the woman’s front door, according to WRIL Radio.
The report says Garrett was taken to the Bell County Detention Center and charged with the following:
– Four counts of Terroristic Threatening, 3rd degree
– Burglary, 1st degree
–Two counts of Disorderly Conduct, 2nd degree
– Resisting Arrest
– Menacing
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