On 5/10/2019 Deputy Brooks of The Bell County Sheriff’s Office arrested 59 year old Mr. James Pursiful of Middlesboro and charged him with a Bench Warrant from the Bell County Court for “Failure To Abide. Mr. Pursiful is currently housed in the Bell County Detention Center under a 500,000.00 “Cash” Bond. Mr. Pursiful’s previous charges beginning in 2008 in Bell County include but are not limited to:

Possession of Marijuana X1

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia X2


Possession of Controlled Substance (Drug Unspecified) X7

Assault X6

Burglary X1

Contempt of Court X2

Sexual Abuse 3rd Degree X1

Terroristic Threatening X1

Possession of Methamphetamine X1

Kidnapping-Adult X1

Intimidating A Witness In A Legal Process X2

Wanton Endangerment X3