A 30-year-old man has been indicted on aggravated battery and aggravated assault charges in a domestic incident that resulted in his girlfriend being seriously injured.
Joshua Allie Scott is accused of hitting 34-year-old Heidi Bentley in the head with a lamp, “causing fractures to her skull and injury to her brain,” the indictment said.
Perry police Capt. Heath Dykes previously said Bentley suffered a “severe brain injury.”
The incident happened about 1:10 p.m. May 1 at the couple’s residence at 510 Seminole St. in Perry.
Also indicted Tuesday was Waltez Dupree Gaines, 22, of Warner Robins, on charges of aggravated assault, kidnapping and second-degree cruelty to children.
He is accused of “snatching” an infant away from his mother and driving away with him in a “violent and tumultuous manner” in a Nov. 25 incident last year.
Gaines also allegedly assaulted the boy’s grandmother with his vehicle as she tried to prevent him for leaving with the infant. He allegedly dragged her alongside his vehicle for a distance, according to the indictment.
In an unrelated indictment, Kaquana Janeyse Coleman, 28, of Warner Robins is accused of causing a minor child “excessive physical pain” in an incident on July 26, 2015.
Coleman allegedly grabbed the child by the hair, pulled the child’s hair out and struck and kicked the child, according to the indictment.
Coleman was indicted on charges of first-degree cruetly to children and misdemeanor battery.