Man arrested in severe beating
A man was arrested for aggravated battery after hitting a woman in the face so hard with a closed fist, the victim suffered the loss of three teeth and a broken jaw.
Police responded Wednesday to the 200 block of Oak Lake Drive in Martinez in reference to trouble with subject. Upon arrival police met with the victim who stated that she and Justin Conklin had gotten into an argument that turned physical.
Conklin told police that the victim had antagonize him and that was when he hit her in the face.
After the victim was transported to Doctors Hospital, an employee told police that the victim had been admitted to the hospital and that her jaw was broken in several places.
The employee stated that the victim would need surgery to correct her jaw.
Conklin was arrested and transported to the Columbia County Detention Center.
Two Greenbrier High School students were involved in a physical altercation in which one student struck another student in the face with a guitar amplifier.
The altercation occurred in the hallway of the school Tuesday, according to the incident report and was also captured on surveillance video.
The alleged aggressor in the case told police that the victim had stolen money from him and confronted the victim before striking him with the amplifier.
The victim denied stealing the money and told police he defended himself by slamming the aggressor to the ground. The victim did not wish to proceed with prosecution.