Fight ends in felonious assault charge



Washington Township Police charged Brandon Risner, 23, of 5332 E. State Route 274, Rushsylvania, with felonious assault after an altercation with another employee at Woody’s at the Lake, 7838 State Route 366, Russells Point.

Reports indicate Risner’s supervisor, Brent W. Jurosic, 21, of Russells Point, gave him the rest of the night off and after some time at the bar, Risner began punching Jurosic and repeatedly kicked him in the head after he fell to the ground.

Jurosic was taken by private vehicle to Mary Rutan Hospital, where he was treated for multiple facial fractures.

Risner was taken into custody and lodged at the Logan County Jail. Russells Point Police assisted at the scene.