Lumpkin County man charged with aggravated assault, battery, DUI


LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — Donnie McKinzie, 42, faces charges of felony aggravated assault and battery in Lumpkin County and DUI in Dawson County following a domestic violence incident June 15.

McKinzie’s girlfriend Priscella Roper, 41, told Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office deputies that McKinzie had been drinking all day and became violent, punching her in the face and threatening to stab her. She tried to escape into her mother’s room but he followed her and punched her 62-year-old mother in the face.

She said he had outstanding warrants and fled in a tan Chevrolet pickup truck before deputies arrived. Deputies issued a BOLO and deputies with Dawson County Sheriff’s Office stopped McKinzie and transported him to the Dawson County Detention Center.


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