Three Prisoners Charged In June 7 Officers Assault PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 10 July 2017 10:32
Three Hays State Prison correctional officers were assaulted by inmates during a scuffle on June 7, according to Chattooga County court records.
Correctional officers Benjamin Weeks, Nathan Brown, and Jeffrey Tipton were assaulted around 10:40 p.m. in dorm B-2 at the prison. 
Inmate Kevin Brumfield, 30, is accused of punching correctional officers Weeks and Brown. Brumfield also retrieved a broom and struck correctional officer Weeks in the torso, according to arrest records.
Inmate Jonathan Jones, 29, is accused of striking correctional officer Weeks and then placing him in a headlock. 
Inmate Vassan Roe, 26, is accused of punching officer Tipton in the back of the head and then throwing him to the ground. Roe then used his knee to strike officer Weeks in the face, according to a report.
All three prisoners were charged with battery, obstruction of an officer, and rioting or causing unrest in a penal institution. 

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