Senior citizen Gerald Burrows charged with assault of cousin after yelling at his mother

Officers responded to a domestic call on Fleming Road Thursday afternoon after Crystal Diamond called 911 to report her cousin, 63-year-old Gerald Wayde Burrows, was drunk and yelling at his mother, Joan Jackson. The dispatcher reported hearing Mr. Burrows yelling during the call. His mother reported that their argument was only verbal, but Mr. Burrows did assault Ms. Diamond earlier. He had been allowing her to stay at the residence but now considered her unwelcome and hit her in the arm while she was cooking. He was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault.

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