HENRY COUNTY, Mo. — An incident at the Henry County Detention Center on Sunday, March 26 resulted in minor injuries for an officer and the possibility of additional charges for an inmate.
A release from the Henry County Sheriff’s Department indicates that Clinton resident, James Agnew, 32, was being given voice commands by a Detention Officer when Agnew allegedly jumped out of his seat and began assaulting the officer.Another officer was able to pull Agnew off the prison official he was allegedly attacking.
The officer was taken to the emergency room to be evaluated, which is standard procedure, according to the release.
Agnew was incarcerated in December of last year for the charge of assaulting a law enforcement officer. That case is still pending.
Agnew could face additional charges for his assault last weekend.