Officer Sean Hoffman reported seeing Lucas Wayne Williams in the passenger seat of a blue Hyundai SUV Sunday morning. Aware of the warrant for his arrest, police conducted a traffic stop on Lee Street, and after positively identifying him, took Williams into around 9:30 a.m. Aug. 2 on aggravated robbery warrant.
The charge stems from a July 3 incident on Van Sickle Street. Williams allegedly got into an altercation with a male family member who is hearing paired.
Williams is accused of exhibiting a knife. The male family member allegedly sustained a small laceration on the arm during the disturbance. He also allegedly struck the other man in the head and took money from him. The family member fled the residence to get away from Williams.
Police reportedly encountered Williams on July 4 regarding another matter, and asked him about the disturbance. Williams reportedly denied involvement in an altercation with the other man and claimed he pays his sister rent to stay in a room at the residence.
Williams remained in Hopkins County jail Monday morning, Aug. 3, 2020. Bond on the aggravated robbery charge was set at $50,000.
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