DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A man is facing several assault charges after allegedly strangling a woman and hitting a man with a hammer, according to Davidson County court records.
Records allege that Michael Jeffrey Luther Jr, 51, of Thomasville, “choked the victim” and inflicted “physical injury.”
Records also accuse Luther of assaulting a man by hitting them “in the back of the head with a hammer” and resisting arrest by running away from a Davidson County sheriff’s deputy attempting to take him into custody.
He is being charged with the following:
- Assault by strangulation
- Assault with a deadly weapon
- Assault on a female
- Resisting a public officer
- Possession of marijuana up to a 1/2 ounce
Luther is being held without bail at this time and will make an appearance in the Davidson County District Courthouse on March 7.