A Russell Springs man is facing a multitude of felony charges after extensively damaging a relative’s home & property and then resisting arrest.
At 3:23 p.m. Tuesday, Deputy Evan Burton responded to a call for assistance at 83 Jimmy Avenue in Russell Springs. Upon arrival, Deputy Burton observed damage to the residence and two motorcycles caused by a pickup truck that was operated by 40-year-old Kevin Lawless.
While being taken into custody, Lawless pulled a knife on Deputy Burton, but he was quickly incapacitated by Deputy Burton’s taser.
Lawless was lodged in the Russell County Detention Center on several charges including DUI, three counts of Wanton Endangerment, Assault 3rd Degree on a Police Officer, Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), Criminal Mischief 1st Degree, Resisting Arrest and Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon.