Aug. 22, 2013 – Forsth News is reporting that a 35-year-old Forsyth County man was arrested Saturday after he reportedly stabbed a longtime friend in the stomach.
According to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, Tommy Albert Samples has been charged with criminal attempt to murder, aggravated assault and aggravated battery.
As of Tuesday, he remained in custody at the Forsyth County Detention Center, awaiting a bond hearing.
Doug Rainwater, spokesman for the sheriff’s office Samples reportedly stabbed a 58-year-old man on Friday morning during an argument that may have been “drug related.”
*gInvestigators believe he actually tried to kill the man because of the stab wound,” Rainwater said. “It wasn’t a knick in the side or something like that. It was in the abdomen, straight in.”
The 58-year-old man was taken to the emergency room, but Rainwater said he will be all right.
Copyright Glory 1330 2013