Friday, December 21, 2018

Jasper man held without bond after machete attack hospitalizes Duenweg man

(From the Jasper County Sheriff's Office)

On 12-20-2018 at approximately 3:54 A.M., Jasper County deputies responded to 622 Mower Street in Duenweg in reference to a first degree assault.

During the investigation, deputies learned that an argument occurred between two individuals at the residence and during the argument, Larry McGee, 59, of Duenweg, was cut with a machete. McGee was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Later that morning deputies along with the Jasper Police Department arrested the suspect Theophilus Jose Rodriguez, 34, of Jasper for First Degree Assault. (A Felony)

Rodriguez was transported to the Jasper County Detention Center and is being held with no bond after charges were filed by the Jasper County Prosecutors Office.

The investigation continues at this time and no further information is available.

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