A Hillside Road couple has been charged with assault after an Oct. 8 dispute that allegedly ended with one man getting smashed over the head with a beer bottle and another man being hit with fists, Anderson County court records said.
Jose Marchant, 22, of Hillside Road, allegedly struck the first victim in the head with a 12-ounce Budweiser beer bottle, Oak Ridge Police Officer Marvell Moore said in affidavits filed in Anderson County General Sessions Court. The victim was cut and had to seek medical attention, Moore said.
Marchant threw a beer bottle at a second victim but missed, the affidavits said. However, Marchant then allegedly hit the second victim with his fist, the records said.
Marchant’s co-defendant, Jessica M. Marchant, 27, also of Hillside Road, allegedly also hit the second victim with her fist, an affidavit said.
It said the second victim had minor swelling and bruising around his face.
Jose Marchant was charged with assault and aggravated assault, and he remained jailed Tuesday evening in lieu of $50,000 bond. He has an Oct. 23 court hearing.
Jessica Marchant was charged with assault and released on $2,000 bond. She also has an Oct. 23 hearing.