Florida man faces charges in Nokomis stabbing
Star Journal report
A Florida man faces charges in Oneida County Court in connection with an alleged stabbing incident in Nokomis early Sunday, June 21. Robert H. Williams, 34, of Panama City, Fla., was charged June 22 with attempting mayhem, a Class C felony, first degree recklessly endangering safety, a Class F felony, and misdemeanor disorderly conduct.
According to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO), Robert H. Williams, 34 of Panama City, Fla., called 911 just before 3 a.m. saying his girlfriend was intoxicated and wanted to go home. Later, after after his disconnected call was returned, Williams told the dispatcher that “10 guys were coming to fight him.”
Shortly after that call, dispatch received a call from a male in the same area stating his friend was stabbed twice in the side with a three-inch knife.
Upon arriving at Nokomis Park, deputies discovered that Williams had allegedly stabbed a 28-year-old Tomahawk man. Williams was taken into custody after being medically cleared at Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital and could face charges of reckless endangering safety, aggravated battery and criminal damage to property. The man who was stabbed was transported to Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital in Tomahawk.
Cash bond for Williams was set at $20,000. He is scheduled for an adjourned initial appearance June 29.