25-year-old Jackie Wayne Hicks of 39th Street NW in Hickory was arrested Tuesday (November 10) by Long View Police Officers. He’s charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.
The charge is in connection to a stabbing that occurred on Monday in Long View. Hicks is charged with stabbing 34-year old Tod-Jaa Dazu-Juan Tilley of Taylorsville. According to reports, Tilley was stabbed and sustained a laceration to his face. He also suffered blunt force injuries to the head. He was last reported to be in stable condition at an area hospital.
The incident occurred at the same address listed as the suspect’s residence on 39th Street NW. Reports say that Hicks allegedly stabbed Tilley and another person, who is nicknamed “Champ” struck Tilley in the head multiple times. No positive identification for the second suspect had been obtained as of earlier today (November 11), police were still seeking that individual. No motive was given for the crime. Anyone with information on this case or the second suspect’s whereabouts was asked to call the Long View Police Department at 828-327-2343.
Hicks was detained in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $20,000 secured bond. A Burke County District Court appearance is scheduled Friday (November 13) in Morganton.[Some information courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]