GIFFORD — A forty five-year-old man was jailed final week after deputies stated he struck one other man within the head with a two-by-four picket plank throughout a heated altercation. The person, recognized as Christopher Yon Brannon, then approached a deputy whereas holding the piece of wooden with each fingers like a baseball bat, report present.
Brannon, of the 4300 block of thirty first Avenue, Gifford, was charged with armed housebreaking of a dwelling, construction or conveyance, two counts of aggravated assault with a lethal weapon and battery on a regulation enforcement officer. Brannon was held Monday on the Indian River County Jail on $300,000 bond.
Indian River County sheriff’s deputies responded to reviews of a disturbance about 9 p.m. Friday at a residence on thirty first Avenue. Deputies discovered Brannon broke a locked door to a leisure car that was getting used as a residence, reviews present.
Brannon then went within the residence, which was occupied by 4 different folks. Deputies stated Brannon screamed at a person inside a room and threatened to beat him with the two-by-four.
As Brannon left the house, two individuals who have been inside adopted him. Deputies stated Brannon hit one of many people with the picket plank.
Deputies arrived and noticed Brannon standing in the course of the roadway screaming and holding the piece of wooden over his head, officers stated. Brannon screamed at onlookers whereas swinging the two-by-four, reviews present.
A patrol deputy turned on the emergency lights to his car. The deputy then obtained out of the patrol automobile and gave a number of orders for Brannon to drop the picket plank, reviews present.
Brannon approached the deputy whereas nonetheless holding the two-by-four. Brannon finally dropped the piece of wooden when the deputy pulled out his gun and advised Brannon he would shoot him if he didn’t comply, reviews present.
Deputies arrested Brannon and booked him into the county jail. Brannon has an arraignment at 8:45 a.m. Nov. 3, court docket data present.