The following press release has been issued by the Town of Andrews Police Department. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
On January 8, 2014 at about 4:15 pm Town of Andrews Assistant Police Chief Woodard was called to a disturbance at West Winds Apartments. Upon arriving, Woodard determined that 23-year-old Andrew James Collins of Andrews had been into an argument with his ex-girlfriend, Rebecca Sherbert.
Collins allegedly fired a 9 mm pistol in the residence in order to scare Sherbert while in the presence of their 15-month-old daughter.
No one was injured during the incident.
Assistant Chief Woodard arrested Collins for:
- Discharge of firearm within enclosure to incite fear, and
- Assault with a Deadly Weapon in the Presence of a Minor
Collins was booked into the Cherokee County Detention Center and placed under a $10,000 bond.
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