Deputies investigating an alleged assault charge a Corbin, Kentucky man

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LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Justin Taylor along with Deputy Landry Collett arrested Cody Wilburn age 28 of Corbin early Wednesday morning May 20, 2020 at approximately 1:16 AM.

The arrest occurred on Echo Valley Road, approximately 6 miles South of London while deputies were investigating a disturbance complaint regarding an alleged assault on Braxton Lane in the Lily area.

Deputies had been dispatched to a residence on Braxton Lane and learned there that there had been a verbal disagreement that turned physical when Cody Wilburn allegedly shoved a female subject to the ground punching her in the face.

Deputies noted several knots on the face of the female victim.

The male subject then left the residence in a blue Dodge Ram pickup. It was reported that this subject had apparently been consuming alcohol and was intoxicated.

Deputies located the suspect vehicle on Echo Valley Road conducting a traffic stop and determined that the driver was under the influence.

Cody Wilburn was charged with:

  • Assault – 4th degree
  • Operating a motor vehicle under the influence – first offense
  • Possession of open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle prohibited

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.


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