A man is in jail after a hammer attack at a Newark residence.
Court records say Chad Anthonylouis Fowler, 32, is in jail and charged with two felonies — second-degree battery and aggravated assault.
The charges came from an incident on March 20. In the court filing, prosecutors say that Fowler attacked another man with a hammer at a residence on Pete Lane in Newark. The report said the victim was asleep in bed at the time of the attack.
Prosecutors also asked the defendant be charged as a habitual offender, having previously been convicted of more than one felony.
Fowler’s bond was set at $50,000.
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