Parsons charged for hitting jail guard

Nathan Parsons, the Williamsburg man who was charged in November with killing his step-father in Goshen and then kidnapping a women in Brown County, was charged with assaulting a guard at the Clermont County Jail Feb. 1.

Clermont County Prosecutor Don White said Parsons took a swing at a guard and ended up punching him in the face.

“As I understand it, there were no serious injuries,” White said.

He said Parsons was charged with a fifth degree felony after the incident.

Parsons is scheduled for a pre trial hearing regarding the charge 8:30 a.m. Feb. 10 in front of Judge Jerry McBride.

Parsons has been incarcerated at the Clermont County Jail since November and also faces charges for aggravated murder, aggravated burglary, kidnapping and failure to comply with the order of signal of a police officer.

His formal pre-trial hearing, related to those charges, is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. March 29 in front of Judge Jerry McBride.