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Assault charge yields warrant for drug investigation

GEORGETOWN – The Brown County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of an assault on Camp Run Road on Jan. 27. According to the Department, when they arrived on scene they discovered narcotics at the residence. After getting a warrant issued by the Brown County Court of Common Pleas Probate and Juvenile Division, investigators discovered marijuana, pills, syringes and other paraphernalia at the residence.

The Sheriff’s Department placed Dakota Jeremiah Sargent, 20, under arrest for the assault. He was transported to the Brown County Sheriff’s office for booking. He appeared in Municipal Court and pleaded not guilty to the assault charge.

According to the court records, Sargent knowingly attacked a male juvenile victim with an unknown objects causing cuts and bruising to the victim’s head and right side of his face. The misdemeanor assault charge carries a six month maximum sentence and a $1,000 fine.

Deputy Christopher Hunter said in a statement to the Court he responded to the residence at the request of assistance from another officer. He was asked to get a statement from the victim who is described as a male black juvenile in the report. According the the report, the victim and his grandmother were walking down the street to a neighbors house when Sargent allegedly burst from the door and attacked the victim with what was described as a weed or pill grinder. During the altercation, Sargent allegedly yelled at his pitbull “Get him boy, get him boy.” According to Hunter the victim had visible cuts to his head, bottom lip, right side of his face and his right eye swollen. He refused treatment from EMS but did want to file charges against Sargent.

According to the Sheriff’s Department, other charges are pending in the investigation as a result of drugs and paraphernalia obtained during the investigation.

Dakota Jeremiah Sargent
http://newsdemocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_12631280_1672480963028686_2061974293383198669_n.jpgDakota Jeremiah Sargent

The location on Camp Run Road where officers responded to reports of an assault that yeilded the arrest of Sargent. During the investigation drug and drug paraphanelia were discovered according to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office. In addition to the assualt, other chargers were pending according to the Sheriff’s Department.
http://newsdemocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_IMG_0064.jpgThe location on Camp Run Road where officers responded to reports of an assault that yeilded the arrest of Sargent. During the investigation drug and drug paraphanelia were discovered according to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office. In addition to the assualt, other chargers were pending according to the Sheriff’s Department.

By Brian Durham

bdurham@civitasmedia.com

Reach Brian Durham at 937-378-6161 or on Twitter @brianD1738.

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