Man Charged After Alleged Disturbance Involving His Grandfather, Uncle

May 21, 2019

An Escambia County man is facing charges after an alleged disturbance with his grandfather and uncle.

Justin Scott Martin, 25, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and battery.

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance on Vineyard Lane, just north of 10 Mile Road, after receiving reports of disturbance involving a man throwing knives.

Martin allegedly became involved in altercations with his live-in uncle and live-in grandfather. At one point he went outside and “started hollering and cussings around the neighborhood” before running across the street and banging on a neighbor’s door, according to an ECSO arrest report.

Martin allegedly began “hollering and cussing” at his grandfather while holding a knife in his hand, the report states, and he grabbed him with both hands around his neck without impeding his breathing, the report states. The grandfather suffered minor injuries after being cut by his eyeglasses during the incident. He refused medical treatment.

Sheriff’s deputies reported the recovery of two knives from a driveway.

Martin remained in the Escambia County Jail Tuesday morning with bond set at $7,500.


6 Responses to “Man Charged After Alleged Disturbance Involving His Grandfather, Uncle”

  1. Angelique on May 22nd, 2019 1:22 pm

    Can you say Elder Abuse?

  2. Mr. Metoo on May 22nd, 2019 6:06 am

    Howie, maybe one of them shouldn’t be living with the others. If he kills grandpa then can he stay? This is domestic violence because they live together as a family and he should be charged for it.

  3. Tom on May 21st, 2019 9:15 pm

    Get a live in. Maybe big bubba or big John! Slap his little punk tail around a little!

  4. shaking my head on May 21st, 2019 8:37 pm

    Another 25 year old toddler. How tragic for this family.

  5. Howie on May 21st, 2019 11:01 am

    They all three live together. Not knowing the circumstances about this altercation, I don’t think I would file a restraining order. That puts one body or more out of the house. There are too many people living on the streets now. It would only make the person who the restraining order is on very mad. Tempers and tantrums start coming out in a case like this and could end up with someone seriously injured or dead.

    Seek out for counseling and possibly a minister would be willing to drop in and talk with them.

  6. My2Cents on May 21st, 2019 9:15 am

    I think they should get a restraining order against this guy. It’s sad they should live in fear. Sad.

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