Public Safety: Fight leads to assault charges

Published 12:01 pm Tuesday, December 27, 2016



On Christmas Eve, investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office were notified regarding two possible aggravated assaults, officials said Tuesday. Shortly before 5 p.m., Mitchell Hinson and Jeffery Crenshaw had driven together to a local store and at the location, got into a verbal disagreement which escalated to Hinson striking Crenshaw in the head with a large metal object.

Crenshaw sustained a “gaping laceration” in the incident, deputies said. With Crenshaw injured, the two men left the store and drove back to a residence on Martin Drive. Once at the residence, Crenshaw retrieved a .12-gauge shotgun and shot Hinson from a distance, causing non-fatal wounds.

Crenshaw has been charged with one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Hinson has been charged with one count of aggravated assault. Both defendants are in the Troup County Jail awaiting bond hearings.



Phone taken in alleged robbery, man arrested



At 7:45 a.m. Friday, LaGrange police were called to an apartment in the 600 block of Revis Street where a woman ssaid the father of her child robbed her of her cell phone.


The woman said the man came in through a window and grabbed the phone from her hands, then left the area in a vehicle.

Officers located Teryon Campbell at a nearby residence where he was taken into custody. The Criminal Investigations Section responded and initiated an investigation. Campbell was charged with robbery and burglary, both charges falling under the Georgia Domestic Violence Act, due to the couple’s previous relationship.