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Laurel County assault/wanton endangerment arrest

From Laurel County Sheriff John Root -

Brandon Ray Mills - LCDC

Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy Gary Mehler along with Sgt. Greg Poynter and Deputy Hunter Disney arrested 26 year old Brandon Ray Mills of Corbin on Friday night March 22, 2019 at approximately 9:19 PM off Robert E Cox Road, approximately 8 miles South of London after deputies were dispatched to an assault complaint there.


While enroute to the scene deputies learned that Mills had allegedly attempted to drive a vehicle over other individuals there.


Upon arrival at the scene deputies conducted an investigation and learned Mills had fled the scene and learned that allegedly this individual had assaulted a male subject there and then attempted to drive a vehicle into the male subject, his daughter and her child. The male victim was bleeding from injuries to his face. The female victim advised she had been punched in the head, choked, slapped and head butted several times.


While deputies were continuing their investigation, Mills returned to his vehicle and was met by deputies who detected the odor of alcoholic beverages emitting from him. Mills was determined to be under the influence and while being arrested, he scuffled with deputies briefly before being taken into custody.


Brandon Ray Mills was charged with three counts of wanton endangerment – first-degree; assault – 4th degree; resisting arrest; menacing; alcohol intoxication in a public place. He was lodged in the Laurel County detention center and is held on a $10,000 total cash bond.

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