Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Local News

June 3, 2014

Man charged with dragging teenager behind a vehicle in Tazewell County

FALLS MILLS, Va. — A 16-year-old male is in the hospital and one man has been charged with malicious wounding.

According to Major Harold Heatley with the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office, Floyd Alan Milam allegedly dragged the 16-year-old behind a vehicle on Monday around 10 p.m., near the Falls Mills Dam.

Heatley said the teenager, whose name is not being released, was taken to Bluefield Regional Medical Center with injuries.

“The last we heard, he was in stable condition,” Heatley said.

Authorities were alerted to the incident by a third-party call. The case is still under investigation.

Milam is being held without bond at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority in Tazewell.


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