Man indicted for two counts aggravated assault

Published 3:00 pm Saturday, June 29, 2019

Justin D. Williams, of Orange, was indicted on Wednesday by the Jefferson County Grand Jury for aggravated assault, a second-degree felony, and aggravated assault family violence, a first-degree felony for incidents which occurred on Friday, May 17, 2019.

Williams, according to an affidavit, attacked two individuals. Police were called to the scene for a disturbance.   

Williams was placed into custody for exhibiting a deadly weapon during the assault. He reportedly pulled out a large knife and threaten to stab one of the individuals.

An indictment is not be considered as evidence of guilt and that all persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.