Family dispute leaves victim at knife point
by By Matt Shinall
Sep 07, 2010 | 1854 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Staff Reports

Bartow County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene of a domestic dispute Sunday morning between a grown son and his mother that left the man's stepfather at knife point.

A phone call turned into an argument over family matters followed by the aggressor, Jason David Jacobs, 28, of Timberlake Point, breaking through a door to confront his mother.

The victim reported that Jacobs entered the house and began fighting his stepfather, he then grabbed a knife and held it to his stepfather's throat.

While attempting to call the police on a cell phone, his mother was approached by Jacobs as he took the phone and threw it across the room.

The suspect reported acting in self-defense as the door was slammed in his face. The report stated that Jacobs claimed to be defending his daughter who witnessed the event.

Due to witness testimony, Jason David Jacobs was arrested and charged with aggravated assault under the Family Violence Act, battery (FVA), third degree cruelty to children, interference with a 911 call and criminal trespass (FVA).

Storage unit theft claims personal documents

Cartersville police reported working a theft at The Storage Key on Highway 411 Sunday afternoon.

The victim reported several items missing, including important personal documents, though no forced entry was evident.

A washing machine, a refigerator, a Nintendo Wii console and accessories and a drawer of documents, including four birth certificates and a marriage certificate, were among the items reported missing.


The city of Cartersville reported working two motor vehicle accidents Sunday with no injuries.

The Georgia State Patrol reported working one wreck with two non-life-threatening injuries in the 24 hours prior to noon Monday.