Cannon County Law Enforcement is sending a strong message to persons wishing to harass the family of accused murderer Randy Durham, you will be arrested. Two more Cannon County residents have been charged following altercations with the Durham family at their pizza shop on the square. Cannon County Sheriff’s Deputy Charlie Wilder arrested and charged Josh Woodrow with civil rights intimidation after he allegedly drove in front the Durham’s business with the words “Durham equals Coward” painted on his vehicle. Deputies were called and took Woodrow into custody without incident. Authorities have also charged a juvenile for similar conduct last week.
These are just two of the most recent incidents of harassment directed toward the Durham family. Last week, a man was arrested for criminal trespass and assault after going to the Durham’s business and shouting obscenities at family members and making threatening gestures toward them. Durham was arrested and charged with second degree murder following the shooting death of Ronnie Baxter last Friday. The two allegedly got into an altercation at a home on Hollow Springs Road which resulted in Durham firing on Baxter multiple times. Since the incident, the Durham and members of his family been the targeted for harassment. Additionally, last Saturday, someone busted the Durham’s business window out with a rock.
Woodrow is currently free on $5,000.00 bond and will appear before General Sessions Judge Susan Melton next month. Civil rights intimidation is a felony.