Knife & Fist Noted in Two Assault Charges

Confronting someone with a knife and assaulting a domestic partner on March 28th was alleged with a Sheriff’s Office arrest yesterday. 54-year-old James Allen Johnson of Dragon Trail, Laurens was charged with Assault and Battery High and Aggravated in Nature and 3rd Degree Domestic Violence. An investigation of Deputy Byrd was cited as indicating that Johnson had a knife when he confronted one victim with the intent to cause great bodily injury and that he struck another victim in her ear with a closed fist. He also allegedly broke multiple household items in the residence causing the second victim to fear for her safety during the incident on Dragon Trail, Laurens. James Allen Johnson remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning, awaiting a bond hearing.