City commissioner free on bond after assault, wife taken to hosp - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

City commissioner free on bond after assault, wife taken to hospital

CORDELE, GA (WALB) -

A Cordele City Commissioner was released from jail on bond Thursday after being arrested for assaulting his wife.

Commissioner Jamie Fernandez is charged with aggravated assault.

The Crisp County Sheriff's Office said a magistrate granted Fernandez a bond of $3,000.

Police were called to the Fernandez home at Old Hatley Road around 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

Officers turned the case over to the GBI when they learned Fernandez was involved.

GBI special agent in charge of the Americus office Danny Jackson would only say Fernandez's wife was taken to Crisp Regional Medical Center for injuries to her head, shoulder, and neck.

Crisp Regional Hospital did not respond to inquiries about the condition of Fernandez's wife.

The city of Cordele web page says Jamie Fernandez is married to Lindsay Hardin Fernandez.

Jamie Fernandez was elected to the city commission in July 2011 and began serving his term on January 2012.

Copyright 2015 WALB. All rights reserved.

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Car drives into Albany duplex, driver flees

    Car drives into Albany duplex, driver flees

    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-04-22 18:34:09 GMT
    This was the scene on Davidson Drive Saturday night after a truck struck a duplex. (Source: WALB)This was the scene on Davidson Drive Saturday night after a truck struck a duplex. (Source: WALB)

    Albany Police responded to a duplex after a truck hit the building, taking out power for one side of the street.

    More >>

    Albany Police responded to a duplex after a truck hit the building, taking out power for one side of the street.

    More >>
  • Family friend remembers Tifton shooting victim

    Family friend remembers Tifton shooting victim

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-04-22 17:54:25 GMT

    A family friend of a Tifton woman who died after being shot multiple times this week speaks out about her life.  Our partners at the Tifton Gazette report it happened Tuesday at Rachel Jordan's home on Old Brookfield Road.

    More >>

    A family friend of a Tifton woman who died after being shot multiple times this week speaks out about her life.  Our partners at the Tifton Gazette report it happened Tuesday at Rachel Jordan's home on Old Brookfield Road.

    More >>
  • Corn hole tournament to help revitalize downtown Pelham

    Corn hole tournament to help revitalize downtown Pelham

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:55:46 GMT
    The Southwest Georgia ACL regional tournament was put on by the Pelham Main Street program. (Source: WALB)The Southwest Georgia ACL regional tournament was put on by the Pelham Main Street program. (Source: WALB)
    The Southwest Georgia ACL regional tournament was put on by the Pelham Main Street program. (Source: WALB)The Southwest Georgia ACL regional tournament was put on by the Pelham Main Street program. (Source: WALB)

    A regional corn hole tournament is helping one Southwest Georgia city bring life and a new look to their downtown area.   The City of Pelham held the Southwest American Cornhole League (ACL) Regional tournament to raise funds to revitalize their downtown. =

    More >>

    A regional corn hole tournament is helping one Southwest Georgia city bring life and a new look to their downtown area.   The City of Pelham held the Southwest American Cornhole League (ACL) Regional tournament to raise funds to revitalize their downtown. =

    More >>
Powered by Frankly