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Cave City man accused of assaulting two police officers

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Police in Cave City say two of their officers were assaulted, and now the man accused of the assault is behind bars.

Cave City Police say they responded to a residence on Louisville Road to serve multiple warrants on Deion Waggoner, 28.

While on site, they noticed a car drive by that matched the description of Waggoner's vehicle. A traffic stop was conducted with Waggoner behind the wheel. According to police, they noticed Waggoner attempting to conceal an unknown item under a baby seat. 

When police attempted to place Waggoner under arrest, police say he assaulted two officers and attempted to flee. After a brief struggle, he was taken into custody.

Police say they later discovered it was suspected crystal methamphetamine that Waggoner placed under the baby seat. 

Waggoner was arrested on a number of charges, including two counts of 3rd-degree assault on a police officer, fleeing or evading police, resisting arrest and trafficking in a controlled substance. 

Waggoner was lodged in the Barren County Detention Center. 

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