A Hodgenville man was arrested for assaulting a police officer after he resisted arrest on Tuesday, November 29.
Arrested was Lewis D. Cook, 36, of Hodgenville. According to the arrest citation, LaRue County Deputy Sheriff Nick Pruitt responded to a residence on Murrieltown Road in Hodgenville to investigate an alleged hit-and-run accident.
After responding to the scene, Pruitt discovered that Cook had two active warrants for his arrest. During questioning, Cook reportedly became irate and started yelling and screaming at Pruitt.