Tunnel Hill man arrested in coach assault

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

DALTON, Ga. (AP) - Whitfield County authorities charged a Tunnel
Hill man with assaulting his son's youth baseball coach.

Sheriff's deputies arrested 36-year-old Jerry Leonard Morris on

He was charged with battery and disorderly conduct for striking
the assistant coach in the face at a practice session.

According to a sheriff's office report, Morris was upset because
the coach wouldn't allow his son to pitch.

Assistant coach James McTaggart was treated and released.

Morris posted a $1,500 bond and was released from jail.

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