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ETHRIDGE MAN ARRESTED AFTER MT. PLEASANT INCIDENT
(APRIL 18, 2014)  AN ETHRIDGE MAN WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY WEDNESDAY BY THE MAURY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT AFTER THREATENING A FAMILY MEMBER WITH A KNIFE IN MOUNT PLEASANT. ACCORDING TO THE DAILY HERALD, 36 YEAR-OLD ROLAND SUNDANCE RUSSELL GOT INTO AN ARGUMENT ABOUT MONEY WITH HIS COUSIN ROBERT DUDLEY AT DUDLEY'S CRAWLEY HILL ROAD HOME.  RUSSELL ALLEGEDLY USED A POLE OR ROD TO BREAK THE DRIVER'S SIDE WINDOW AND HEADLIGHTS OF DUDLEY'S VEHICLE.  RUSSELL THEN PULLED OUT A LARGE KNIFE AND SLASHED ONE OF DUDLEY'S TIRES. AUTHORITIES INDICATE THAT DUDLEY WENT INTO HIS HOME AND HELD THE DOOR SHUT WHILE RUSSELL KICKED AND STABBED AT THE DOOR WITH THE KNIFE WHILE THE VICTIM, BOTH MEN'S WIVES AND RUSSELL'S DAUGHTER WERE INSIDE THE HOUSE.  RUSSELL WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED AGGRAVATED BURGLARY, AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC ASSAULT AND VANDALISM OVER 500 DOLLARS.  HE IS BEING HELD IN THE MAURY COUNTY JAIL ON 15 THOUSAND DOLLARS BOND.