Thursday, December 19, 2013

Son Charged with Assaulting Mother with Hammer

A son is in jail after investigators say he assaulted his mom with a hammer.

The Johnson County Sheriff says Donney Wayne Greathouse , 24, of Van Lear is charged with domestic violence assault.

Cynthia L. Greathouse, 45, was taken to the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center for her injuries.

Sheriff Dwayne Price did not release a motive for the assault, which happened Tuesday at the family home in Van Lear.

Greathouse is being held in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center