LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Lowell Murray, the man who has been arrested than 70 times, and that doesn’t count pre-computer arrest records, is in the Campbell County Jail again after an incident that left one person injured.
La Follette Police Officers answered a disturbance call at an East Walden Street apartment just before 4am on Thursday. The victim, a 48-year- old woman, yelled to her sister telling her she need help and to call police. The sister told LPD Officer Mike Satkowski that she heard a loud crash against a wall and yelling based on the officer’s report.
When police arrived, they had to forcefully enter the apartment when after no one answered the door.
A team of officers found the victim, injured, laying in the back bedroom.
They searched the house for the suspect, Murray, and eventually located him. The 5″5″. 130 pound Murray was found hiding under tires in the basement.
According to the police report, Murray fought and resisted officers. Murray calmed down after getting a shot of pepper spray.
Officers learned that Murray was trespassed from the property in March 2021 and was barred from being there. Marijuana was allegedly found inside the apartment, and police were told that it belonged to Murray.
The 49-year- old Murray was charged with possession of a schedule VI controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal trespassing, domestic assault, resisting arrest and evading arrest. Murray is due in court in late August. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/06/2021-6AM)