Man arrested for stabbing brother-in-law

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WASHINGTON COUNTY (WTVY) A Vernon man is in police custody on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.
According to authorities, 40-year old Ellis Ramon brown is believed to have stabbed his brother-in-law.
Yesterday night, the Washington County Sherriff's Office responded to a call that a physical altercation was taking place at a residence just south of the new hope area.
Before arriving to the scene officers were informed that the subject had been stabbed or cut.
The victim 35-year-old Gerrantay Tyquil Pearson, received a very serious laceration around the left side of his body.
He was transported to a Bay County hospital.
Brown was booked into the Washington County jail where he is currently being held without bond.