Man Charged With Assaulting Deputy

Man Charged With Assaulting Deputy


A Smithville man was recently charged with assaulting an officer and resisting arrest.

Robert Lewis Judkins, 400 Judkins Lane, Smithville, is scheduled to make his initial appearance in Cannon County General Sessions Court on Oct. 4.

Judkins allegedly pushed Cannon County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Smith while the deputy was attempting to gain entrance into a home on Short Mountain Road on Sept. 22.

Deputy Smith was escorting a representative of the Department of Children’s Services to the residence to conduct a welfare check.

Judkins was released on $1,700 bond.

The deputy did not report any injuries.