The Walton County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) today announces the arrest of Jessica Shipman, 19, of Ponce De Leon, Fla., and Mary Randolph, 46, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., on aggravated battery charges. They were arrested November 26.
The WCSO investigation began Nov. 26 after deputies responded to an alleged domestic violence call located at 625 Knox Hill Road in Ponce De Leon, Fla.
The investigation revealed that Shipman allegedly chased her brother and threw approximately two knives in his direction. The brother’s pregnant girlfriend was also present during the altercation.
Following the event, Shipman’s mother, Randolph, allegedly struck the pregnant woman in the face. Shipman allegedly continued the altercation by repeatedly striking the pregnant woman.
Shipman was charged with one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill, a third-degree felony; and two counts of aggravated battery on a pregnant victim, a second-degree felony.
Randolph was charged with two counts of aggravated battery on a pregnant victim, a second-degree felony.
Shipman and Randolph were booked into the Walton County Jail.