October 21, 2018

Troup County Inmate Charged in Riot

Markeith Anton Rutledge (Photo: Lagrange Daily News)

Markeith Anton Rutledge (Photo: Lagrange Daily News)

(Lagrange, GA) — Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have charged an inmate with numerous charges after he encouraged other inmates to assault Troup County detention officers on October 14, 2015.

One detention officer was choked and another received a sprained wrist during  a large disturbance in one of the housing units.

Order was restored quickly and inmate Markeith Anton Rutledge, age 31 of LaGrange was charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault on Peace Officers, one count of Felony Obstruction Of Officers and one count of inciting a riot.

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