Crockett PD: Man bashed brother-in-law's face, head with a brick

Demetrius Jones (Houston County Jail)
Demetrius Jones (Houston County Jail)

CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - A Crockett man was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly grabbed a brick and hit his brother-in-law in the face and on the head.

Demetrius Jones is still being held in the Houston County Jail on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. His bond has been set at $20,000.

A spokesperson for the Crockett Police Department said an argument started after Damon Dixon and his wife went to his mother-in-law's house. Jones was there as well, and during the course of the argument, Jones grabbed a brick and bashed his brother-in-law in the face and head.

Dixon was transported to East Texas Medical Center Crockett for treatment of his injuries, and the Crockett Police Department was dispatched to investigate the alleged assault.

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