Iredell County Detention Center, Statesville, North Carolina
November 11, 2018

A fight broke out between two prison guards and four detainees during Sunday breakfast. After the altercation began between one detainee and a guard, other detainees joined in.

Following the fight, charges were brought against all four prisoners. According to the Statesville Record & Landmark:

“[Teonte Raymond] Heller was charged with resist, obstruct and delay an officer and two counts of felony assault on a government employee. His bond was increased from $20,000 to $50,000 secured.

[Okeiro Tyquan] Shuford is facing the same charges. Shuford, who was being held under a $917,000 secured bond, is now under a $942,000 secured bond.

[Kevin Deontae] Turner was charged with resist, obstruct and delay an officer and one count of felony assault on a government employee. Already being held without bond, he was given an additional $15,000 secured bond on the new charges.

[Desmond O’Neil] Thompson was charged with resist, obstruct and delay an officer, felony assault on a government employee and felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. His bond was increased from $500,000 to $520,000.”

 

Citations:

4 Iredell jail inmates, including accused killers, charged with assaulting officers“, Statesville Record & Landmark, November