Assault Investigation in Winfield

On January 23rd, 2023, at approximately 10:30 a.m., the Henry County Sheriff’s Office took a report of an assault occurring in the 200-block of South Locust Street in Winfield.  The Sheriff’s Office arrived and conducted an investigation into the allegations.  One of the parties involved was identified as Dustin Beames, 38 of Winfield.  During the investigation, it was discovered Dustin had a metal smoking pipe on his person.   It was determined the pipe was used for ingesting/smoking a controlled substance.  Dustin was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor.

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