Lucedale man charged with aggravated assault

One man is in the hospital and another is in jail after George County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about a fight.
According to a press release, deputies responded Friday night to a call in the Agricola Community about a disturbance involving weapons.
When deputies arrived, they found one person suffering from severe lacerations and another suffering from superficial wounds.
After an investigation, the second suspect, Blair Joseph Farmer, 42, of Lucedale was placed under arrest and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was given a $15,000 bond set by a justice court judge and booked into the George County jail.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information concerning this or any other crime is encouraged to contact the George County Sheriff’s Office at 601-947-4811.
The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers is available for reporting anonymous crime tips by calling 877-787-5898. The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers can be accessed by internet at the following address: or through the George County Sheriff’s Office website
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