Coffee County deputies responded to a home on Ramsey Road in Morrison in reference to a domestic assault on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at approximately 5:15 p.m. While deputies Eric Young and Tim Cooper were in route, they were updated that the domestic incident had allegedly begun in a vehicle and the people were now inside the home.
According to the arrest warrant, upon arrival deputies found a female victim in the bathroom cleaning her clothes from blood stains and with her arms bleeding from possible knife wounds. Coffee County EMS was called and treated the victim on site.
The warrant states that deputies were able to locate a large kitchen knife and a small metal hatchet with blood stains on both items. The report did not state who was carrying which item or which was used on the victim.
Robert Lee Ladd, 39, was charged with aggravated assault and placed on $50,000 bond and he appeared in court for a preliminary hearing on Thursday, Aug. 9.