Third Man Faces Charges in August Battery Incident

Toccoa Police have identified and charged a third individual in connection with an alleged incident last month at a Currahee  Street establishment.

According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, police have charged 24-year-old Damarian Q. Flentall of Toccoa with five counts of Battery in connection with the August 23 incident.

Jarrell said in the incident, 25-year-old Grady Talley of Toccoa told police that he was assaulted by multiple individuals.

According to Jarrell, Talley told police he was talking with a female and was approached by another gentleman who said the female was with him.

Jarrell went on to say that while they were outside the establishment, Talley was allegedly punched in the face and then kicked and hit multiple times while on the ground.

The chief said the incident was caught on video, which was obtained by police.

Last week, police arrested two other people in connection with the incident.

28-year-old Nicholas Levar Harrison of Toccoa was charged with three counts of Simple Battery and four counts of Battery in connection with the incident, while 28-year-old Shane Lashun Lacy of Toccoa was charged with three counts of Battery.

Jarrell said Talley was treated for his injuries and then released from StephensCountyHospital following the incident.

Elsewhere, a Toccoa resident told police just before 4 p.m. on September 23 that a number of items were stolen from a Skyview Lane residence.

The report does not indicate what was taken, but states the incident is believed to have happened between Friday morning and Monday afternoon.

Meanwhile, Toccoa Police responded to a Stancil Road residence for a reported theft.

According to the report on file, the woman told police her son’s big wheel valued at $150 had been taken from her yard, as had a helmet valued at $200.

The investigations into both incidents continue.