Whiskey bottle attacker in custody

Port Clinton man faces attempted murder charges
Alex Green OC
Feb 25, 2014
A Port Clinton man is now facing an attempted murder charge for allegedly smashing a whiskey bottle against a man’s head.  
 
Jeremiah Johnson, 25, of the 900 block of Virginia St., was originally charged with felonious assault, but Ottawa County prosecutor Mark Mulligan’s office decided to drop the charge and instead hit him with an attempted murder charge. 
 
Port Clinton police Detective Corbin Carpenter said Thursday is the earliest the county grand jury could indict Johnson. 
 
The victim — Adam Mitchell, 28, of Port Clinton — ended up in an intensive care unit, breathing only with help from a ventilator for two days.   
 
Carpenter said Mitchell has returned home from the hospital, but the long-term problems from his injuries remain unclear. “He cannot be left unattended,” Carpenter said recently. “He’s slow-moving; he has memory loss.”
 
Mitchell has two large lacerations on his skull and suffered bleeding in his brain. He also suffered a burn on his arm after falling on a heater when Johnson hit him with the bottle, police said. 
 
On the day of the assault, officers were called to Mitchell’s West Fourth Street home, where they found him lying on the floor covered in blood, as a person held his wounded head in a towel.
 
Johnson was convicted of two previous assault-related charges in Ottawa County Common Pleas Court — in 2007 for felonious assault and in 2008 for attempted felonious assault.
 
He had remained at large for about two weeks before turning himself over to police Feb. 12.

Comments

xtensionofme

What a nice guy

ladydye_5

He does look pretty proud of himself.

Unassumer

was a nice kid but has turned into a very angry adult. parents not great role models. brother not much better. also drugs might be a contributing factor.

Peninsula Pundit

Drugs,drugs,drugs.
Y'know, I'm beginning to wonder why you mention drugs so much.
You seem like the philandering husband, the first one to accuse their spouse of cheating.
I'd keep it less personal if I were you.
Someone might be able to figure out who you are contextually and Mr. Johnson will visit you in regards to your comments.
Anyone else want to do away with anonymous posts?
I didn't think so.

LookingDown

No not really.....I like the annoynmous comments myself.....find out more of the truth!

rippedhippy1

I'll bet his parents thought they were so witty, naming him "Jeremiah". LOL! I bet he is the "outdoorsy" type too! "Skin that griz, pilgrim!"

SPEEDY GONZALEZ

WE'LL SEE HOW HE DOES IN PRISON IF HE LIKES TO ASSAULT PEOPLE SO MUCH! MENACE TO SOCIETY!

muchlove93

PEOPLE REALLY NEED TO GROW UP!! NO ONE KNOWS THE STORY OF WHAT HAPPEND!! IT VERY WELL COULD HAVE BEEN SELF DEFENCE. I NO JEREMIAH AND I NO HE WOULD NEVER JUST WALK UP TO SOMEONE AND BUST HIM IN THE FACE WITHOUT A VERY GOOD REASON. HES ACTUALLY A GOOD GUY . HE HAS HAD A HARD LIFE. I LOVE HOW PEOPLE ARE SO QUICK TO JUDGE ANOTHER , WHEN IM SURE YOU HAVE A LOT IN YOUR CLOSET THAT HAS NOT CAME OUT YET.. AND DRUGS?? I THINK NOT!!! THAT DUDE IS DEFINITLY NOT ON DRUGS!! AND IF HE SMOKES POT WELL GOOD FOR HIM!!! BECAUSE AS SOON AS THEY LEGALIZE IM GONNA BE SMOKING IT MY DANG SELF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WATCHED_1s

It's Hannibal Lecter's son!

Babo

Why the increase in charges to attempted murder from felonious assault? What is Mulligan trying to prove? Stop stacking charges and do your job.

muchlove93

AGREEEEEED!!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU!!!!!!