Cypress Inn Man Arrested for Assault, Violation of No Contact Order


  Joshua Michael Burleson, age 31, of Cypress Inn was arrested on Monday, October 11th on two counts of violation of a protection order and one count of aggravated domestic assault. The arrest reports filed by Deputy Brent Butler stated that on September 20th, 2021, Burleson violated a no contact order by being at the residence of the alleged victim, Rebecca Burleson, and allegedly assaulting her by choking her and putting a knife to her throat. On October 9th, 2021, Burleson again allegedly violated the no contact order by being at the alleged victim’s address when she returned home from work. Burleson was arrested and booked into the Wayne County Jail on $62,500.00 bond.