Harker Heights: Man Beaten With Phone In Drug Paraphernalia Dispute

By: Rachel Cox Email
By: Rachel Cox Email
Police have made an arrest in an attack in Harker Heights that sent a man who was beaten with a phone to a local hospital with a broken jaw.

Johnnie Ray Williams, Jr. (Jail photo)

BELL COUNTY (September 19, 2012)---Johnnie Ray Williams, Jr., 34, was in the Bell County Jail Wednesday charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with an attack on Aug. 31 in Harker Heights that sent another man to the a local hospital with a broken jaw.

Williams was jailed on Tuesday and ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bond, online records show.

The assault was reported at around 10:30 p.m. in the 120 block of Ball Road in Harker Heights.

A witness told officers that Williams and the victim were arguing over drug paraphernalia that was left in a bathroom when Williams grabbed a phone and began to strike the victim in the face, according to an arrest warrant affidavit released Wednesday.

The victim’s jaw had to be wired in place as a result of the attack, the affidavit said.

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