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Posted: Feb 18, 2014 1:52 PMUpdated: Feb 18, 2014 1:52 PM

Ochelata Man Arrested On Assault Charge

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An Ochelata man is free on a $20,000 bond after being arrested for allegedly stabbing a man.  18-year old Justin Luke Corder is charged with assault with a deadly weapon.  Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office were called to investigate a possible stabbing at a home on West 2900 Road near Ochelata.  According to a court affidavit, the victim told the authorities that during a fight, Corder pulled a knife and cut him on his back, bit him on his left arm, held the knife to his neck, and attempted to stab him in his right side and stomach.  Reportedly, the altercation was about money owed for marijuana.  The deputies noticed a strong odor of alcohol on Corder's breath.  Corder's next court date is March 7th.


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