The First Squad reports the arrest of a Roosevelt man on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 11:00 PM for Assault.
According to detectives, defendant John Williams, 54 was at his residence when he became involved in a verbal argument with a female victim, 49 and male victim, 50. Defendant John Williams grabbed a large knife and began to assault the two victims with the weapon causing multiple lacerations to each victim. Defendant John Williams fled the residence on foot but was located by police a short time later near the intersection of Elysian Terrace and West Centennial Avenue and arrested without further incident. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries and are in stable condition at this time.
Defendant John Williams is charged with Assault 1st degree, Assault 2nd degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree. Defendant John Williams was transported to a local hospital and will be arraigned when medically practical.
Details by: D/Sgt. Destefano/1st Squad 02/04/19/0830/9962