Nevada Fortson, a 25-year-old Elizabethton resident, faces expenses of aggravated assault, aggravated housebreaking, violating an order of safety and resisting arrest in Carter County after allegedly breaking into their dwelling regardless of an order of safety from her mom.
The county sheriff’s workplace says she hitched a journey to her grandpa’s home, the place he lived along with her dad and mom, and broke in via a guestroom window with an ax round 2:20 a.m. on Tuesday.
Her mom, Robin Hayes, awoke to the sound of breaking glass, in response to a police report obtained by Fox Information Digital. She went into the visitor bed room and noticed her daughter, then bumped into her personal bed room and locked the door.
The suspect’s 64-year-old father, Doug Fortson, encountered her within the hallway with the ax and instructed police that she hit him with it 3 times earlier than he may wrestle it out of her grip.
Her grandfather, Glenn Hayes, helped subdue her – however not earlier than she gave him a black eye, the grievance alleges.
Carter County deputies responding to a housebreaking name arrived to discover a automobile backing out of the driveway with two males inside, recognized as Daniel Fleenor, 31, and Christopher Value, 30. The paperwork don’t present any expenses in opposition to them in reference to the incident.
The primary responding deputy overheard them arguing.
“I’m not going again to jail,” one of many males was saying, again and again, in response to the police report.
“Look what you bought us into now,” he instructed the passenger. “F— you Daniel.”
Extra deputies arrived and requested the 2 what was happening.
They stated that Fortson requested them for a journey to the home, in order that they drove her there. The police report states that once they arrived, Fortson “received out of the automobile and started screaming and ran right into a pasture behind the house.”
Deputies went inside the home and located her dad and mom and grandfather.
Her dad had “a number of lacerations on his proper arm,” and her grandpa had a swollen and bruised eye, in response to the police report.
Regardless of his accidents, the elder Fortson declined an ambulance and had his spouse drive him to the hospital, in response to the report.
Jail information present Nevada Fortson was being held on the Carter County Jail on $130,000 bond.
She had additionally been jailed after allegedly violating an order of safety final month and has prior expenses of resisting arrest, home assault, trespassing and extra inside the final three months.
Older expenses embody theft, impersonation and public intoxication. However her solely cost previous to 2021 was a seatbelt violation in 2016, in response to court docket paperwork.
Fleenor’s expenses embody aggravated assault, a number of drug expenses and probation violations stretching again to 2010. Value additionally has a document that features expenses of aggravated assault, automobile theft failures to seem in court docket.
Fox Information’ Sarah Rumpf contributed to this report.