Man accused of assaulting woman arrested on warrant

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A London man was arrested on a warrant on Friday, accused of violating an Emergency Protective Order (EPO) he was served with the day before, according to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say 41-year old Jason Smith is accused of assaulting a woman.

Investigators say he was arrested on Maplesville Road around 1:15 a.m.

Smith was charged on a Laurel District Court arrest warrant with assault-4th degree; three counts of violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO regarding an investigation conducted by Deputy Hobie Daugherty into the alleged assault of a woman and violating an EPO, according to investigators.

Smith was taken to jail in London.

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