Assault With a Taser

On May 9th at approximately 5:21 p.m., the Henry County Sheriff’s Office received report of an Assault with an Electrical Stun Device that occurred in Oakland Mills.

After investigation, Sherrie Benedict, 38, of Fairfield was arrested and charged with Assault With A Dangerous Weapon (Aggravated Misdemeanor), and Intimidation With A Dangerous Weapon – Injure or Provoke Fear (Felony C).

Sherrie was detained by Fairfield Police Department and transported back to Henry County Jail.

A Search Warrant was later conducted in which the weapon was recovered.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and Fairfield Police Department assisted in this investigation.


***A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.***