Crawford County Man Charged After “Combatting” Hospital Employees

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Jasper (NNDC) – A Crawford County man was taken into police custody Friday afternoon after police say after he punched a Memorial Hospital staff member and wrestled with a second.

Jasper police say officers when officers arrived at the hospital shortly before 5:00pm, they learned 19-year old Josey Wales Shelton of Taswell had allegedly punched a hospital staff member.  Officers say Shelton also allegedly wrestled with a second staff member; a female and held her against her will.

Police have not released a reason why Taswell became so combative.

He is charged with battery and criminal confinement.

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