POLK COUNTY, N.C. — A Rutherford County man, Joshua Cuthbertson, has been charged with violating a domestic protection order and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill after he showed up at his ex-girlfriends home with a baseball bat and container of gasoline.
In the early morning hours of Monday, August 7, 2017, Joshua Cuthbertson went to his ex-girlfriend’s home and waited outside. When the dogs began barking, Keith Self came out of the residence to check why. Smelling the strong odor of gasoline Self-discovered Cuthbertson hiding behind his vehicle.
Cuthbertson has been charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to kill and Violation of a Protection Order.