Waco: Local Man Charged After Woman, 68, Attacked

By: Paul J. Gately Email
By: Paul J. Gately Email
A Waco man was jailed Monday charged in an attack on a 68-year-old woman that stemmed from a dispute over her refusal to buy cigarettes.

Ronald Lee Johnson (Jail photo)

WACO (July 29, 2013)--A Waco man was held in the McLennan County Jail Monday after police arrested in connection with an attack on a 68-year-old woman.

Ronald Lee Johnson, 28, was ordered held in lieu of $5,000 bond charged with injury to an elderly individual, the online jail log showed.

Waco police Sgt. W Patrick Swanton said Johnson was arrested Saturday after police were flagged down in the 3800 block of Colcord Ave., by a driver who was honking her car horn to get the officers’ attention.

Police discovered the woman was attacked after she refused to stop at a store so the man who was riding with her could buy some cigarettes.

The woman reported she was slapped and grabbed around the neck.

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