Rake is Alleged Assault Weapon

  A young Greenwood man was arrested by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office Saturday for allegedly entering a Hickory Tavern residence without permission, armed with a rake, and of assaulting a girlfriend on Saturday. 18-year-old Tyler Grant Tumblin of 109 Bypass 25 Southeast, Greenwood is charged with 1st Degree Burglary and with Criminal Domestic Violence of a High and Aggravated Nature.

   He is accused of entering a dwelling on Henderson Church Road, Hickory Tavern Saturday without consent and with intent to commit a crime therein, armed with a dangerous instrument identified as a rake, which he allegedly used against a person from the house. Tyler Tumblin is charged with knowingly and willfully causing injury to a girlfriend in the incident Saturday. He allegedly used a deadly weapon, identified as a rake, in the commission of serious bodily injury by entering a dwelling uninvited and grabbing the victim by her shirt and shoulders and dragging her out of the house, trying to force her to go with him.

   Bonds totaled $50,000 on the 1st Degree Burglary and the Criminal Domestic Violence of a High and Aggravated Nature charges. $262 bonds were set on other charges of Minor in Possession of Alcohol and Open Container, which were made in ticketed issued as of 12:30 Saturday afternoon. Tyler Tumblin remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.