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Domestic Dispute Leads to Arrest

Kaufman, Texas. – Sheriffs deputies have charged a Kaufman man with Aggravated Assault on a Family Member with a deadly weapon SBI. The charge stems from an altercation that started about 5:30 pm. on June 15, 201211, at a residence in the 8000 block of Silverado Loop.

Arrested was William Charles Joseph Smith, 29, of Kaufman. Smith also had two outstanding warrants out of Kaufman Police Department

The altercation was alleged to have started over the suspect not paying rent. As the altercation escalated, Smith stabbed a family member in the abdomen. Smith then fled to a nearby residence. Sheriff’s deputies quickly located the suspect and took him into custody. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Smith was arrested without incident and transported to the Kaufman County Law Enforcement Center, where bond is set at $250,492.00.