Florence Ala. Man Charged with Assaulting Mother

By: AP
By: AP

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) -- Police say a 22-year-old Florence man
arrested in connection with the theft of debit cards is back in
jail after he was accused of assaulting his mother.

Shelby Myers Hurd is charged with domestic violence third-degree
assault.

He was arrested Sunday on charges of second-degree theft of
property, Florence police detective Justin Wright says Hurd is
accused of stealing the debit cards from a residence near his
house.

Hurd was released Sunday on $3,000 bail in connection with those
charges.

Police Sgt. Craig Blasingame says Hurd is accused of hitting his
53-year-old mother with his fist and whipping her on the legs with
a belt. Authorities said she declined medical treatment.

Court officials say Hurd is being held in the Lauderdale County
Detention Center without bail.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by Lois Location: Geneva on Jul 21, 2011 at 12:47 PM
    I'm that womans age and it is hard for me to think of a son doing this. I have a son and he is very repectful of me. He would never do this. This young man must be on drugs. Our young men and women are on the decline and they have No yearning to look forward to careers are of anything.When I was younger we dreamed of meeting Mr. Right and of getting married.As soon as young girls are teenagers they've already had sex and some already had children. They don't wait for Mr. Right and get married. Whats this world coming to ?
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