Warrant says ‘Weedeater’ was weapon

Joshua Maurice Mitchell
Joshua Maurice Mitchell (CCSO)

Assault charges were fired against a Bolton man after he allegedly used a Weedeater in an attempt to assault two neighbors.

Jeremiah and Alyson Partain, both of 416 Hufham Rd., Bolton filed assault, trespassing and property damage charges against Joshua Maurice Mitchell in the March 14 incident.

Mitchell, 27, is alleged to have attempted to strike Alyson Partain with a Weedeater, and punched Jeremiah Partain “numerous times” in his face and the back of his head. The blows damaged Partain’s eyeglasses, according to the warrant. Mitchell also trespassed onm the Partain property, which was posted, the warrants say.

Mitchell was held under $1,000 secured bond, charged with assault and battery, injury to personal property, assault on a female and second degree trespassing. His address was listed as 370 Hufham Rd., Bolton.

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