Woman arrested after allegedly firing weapon in front of residence in Troup County

Published 10:03 am Monday, April 15, 2019

The Troup County Sheriff’s Office arrested a woman Friday for allegedly firing shots in front of a residence on Tatum Heights Drive.

Yolanda Williams, 31, of LaGrange, was arrested on charges of criminal damage second degree, reckless conduct and discharging a firearm within 50 feet of a public street, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office.

When deputies arrived just before 8 p.m., they allegedly found Williams placing what appeared to be a large knife in the trunk of a vehicle. According to the press release, Williams attempted to enter the driver’s side of the vehicle before she was called out and placed into custody.

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Once the scene was secured, Williams told police she was angry at a male at the location and had shot his car with her 9mm pistol.  The weapon was recovered at the scene and taken for evidence, according to the press release.