Teenager Charged with Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon

By: Press Release: Walton County Sheriff's Office
By: Press Release: Walton County Sheriff's Office

For Immediate Release
December 18, 2011

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) today arrested Roger Zorn, 19, of Westville, Fla., for aggravated battery.

The investigation began Dec. 18 after deputies were dispatched to 3212 State Highway 2 in Westville, Fla., regarding a domestic altercation with injuries.

Upon arrival, deputies determined that Zorn allegedly used a knife to cut his father’s neck, arm and throat. Zorn allegedly used a flashlight to strike another man on the head. Both victims were transported via ambulance to local hospitals for treatment.

During the incident, deputies encountered Zorn in the front yard of the property and were forced to deploy a Taser as a means of less-lethal force to make the arrest.

Zorn was charged with two counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony.

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