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Olds teen arrested, charged with felony

Jun 04, 2014

One teen was arrested over the weekend in Winfield, according to a press release from the Winfield Police Department, and is now looking at a felony charge.

According to the Winfield Police Chief Jeff Dietrich, Virgil Nichols IV, 19, Olds, had allegedly run over Nick Watson, 20, Winfield, with his truck following an altercation.

A call reporting a fight between Watson and Nichols occurred at the corner of Chestnut and Wallace streets in Winfield, according to Dietrich, and the pair was then separated. The two men were later at the Maple Place Apartments in Winfield, where Nichols had allegedly hit Watson with his truck. According to the press release, alcohol was involved in the incident.

Nichols was arrested and charged with willful injury, a class-D felony. Watson was taken to the Henry County Health Center for treatment of multiple injuries.

The Winfield Police Department was assisted by Winfield Fire and Rescue, Henry County Sheriff’s Department and the Henry County Ambulance.


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