Man With Crossbow Jailed In Newton County


A man is in the Newton County Jail facing two charges of aggravated assault with a deadly

weapon and resisting arrest. 52-year old Jessie Wyatt is accused of pointing a loaded crossbow

at his sister and brother. When deputies arrived at the home Tuesday on County Road 4183 in

Deweyville, Wyatt was inside the home armed with the crossbow and a machete. He refused to

come out the house and deputies forced entry and took him into custody.