A former republican candidate for governor and State Representative was arrested early Tuesday morning on Domestic Violence charges.
According to the Laurel County Detention Center, 44-year-old Robert Goforth was booked into the detention center around 4 am.
He faces one charge of first degree strangulation, one county of 4th degree assault, domestic violence and one count of third degree terroristic threatening.
Goforth was arrested by the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department. He is currently being held on a $25,000 cash bond.