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Charges brought for stabbing in RV near North Mountain Park

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Incident was last Wednesday, arrest made Thursday; victim was taken to hospital with ‘non-life threatening injuries’

Ashland.news staff report

A man who allegedly stabbed another in a motorhome parked near North Mountain Park on Wednesday evening, Aug. 30, has been arrested and charged with first degree assault and other charges, the Ashland Police Department said Tuesday.

Thai Webb, a 45-year-old Ashland area transient, was indicted before a grand jury Sept. 5. He was charged with a felony charge of Assault I, a felony charge of Assault II, and a felony charge of unlawful use of a weapon, according to Ashland Police Chief Tighe O’Meara.

Investigators say the incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. on Aug. 30 in a motor home in a public parking lot. The suspect and victim were engaged in an argument, leading to the suspect stabbing the victim multiple times with a knife, police said.

The victim was transported to Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The suspect fled prior to officers’ arrival but was arrested by Ashland police officers on Thursday, Aug. 31.

Webb was jailed Aug. 31 and remains in custody on a $100,000 bond for the charge of Assault I and without bail on all other charges, according to the Jackson County Jail roster on Tuesday afternoon. afternoon. Webb was previously arrested in Jackson County in 2016 and charged with laundering a monetary instrument, according to court documents.

Ashland police were assisted by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Phoenix Police and Ashland Fire & Rescue.

Source: Ashland Police Department news release as posted on Facebook. Email Ashland.news at news@ashland.news. Ashland news reporter Morgan Rothborne contributed to this report.

Bert Etling

Bert Etling

Bert Etling is the executive editor of Ashland.news. Email him at betling@ashland.news.

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