(ANDERSON, SC.)Kenneth Brent McCullough pled guilty today in Anderson General Sessions court to Assault & Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature and Possession of Explosive Device or Parts/Bomb. The Honorable Cordell Maddox sentenced McCullough to 10 years suspended to 6 years in prison to be followed by 5 years’ probation.  


On December 15, 2014, Kenneth McCullough pulled in front of a car driven by Marshall Gambrell forcing him to stop.  McCullough then got out of his car and assaulted Gambrell. During the assault, the defendant took the victim’s gun from him and placed it in the victim’s mouth, making him beg for his life. McCullough then fled the scene. A search of McCullough’s residence revealed three jars fashioned as Molotov cocktails in a shed on the property.