Upon arrival Deputy Durbin who was by himself due to know other additional units being available in the county began to try a defuse the situation. Once he determined an arrest was gonna be made, he attempted to take Lonnie Taylor 41 into custody. An altercation broke out between them and Deputy deployed his taser. Deputy Stated at the time he was assaulted by another member of the family 35 year old Robert Maynard. Deputy stated he was knocked to ground and both suspects began assaulting him staring at one point they was trying to disarm him.
Deputy was able to get one radio transmission out for help and Multiple units On duty and off duty at home headed to scene to assist. Additional personel from Sheriff’s office, Columbia PD, KSP, Russell County Sheriffs Office, Adair EMS and Columbia Adair County Fire all responded.
Arrested was Lonnie Taylor 41 on charges of assault 3rd, assault 4th, disorderly conduct 2nd, resisting arrest, alcohol intoxication in a public place, criminal mischief, strangulation 1st degree and attempting to disarm a police officer.
Robert Maynard 35, Charged with Assault 3rd degree, terroristic threatening, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, attempting to disarm a police officer , criminal mischief and alcohol intoxication.
Deputy Durbin was taken to TJ Health of Columbia by police vehicle where he was treated and released several hours later.
Robert Maynard was took to TJ Health Hospital for medical clearance before he was admitted to jail.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.