Blairsville man charged with assault on father


CLEVELAND, Ga. –Jonathan Andrew Sells, 33, of Blairsville was arrested by White County Sheriff’s Office deputies last week and charged with battery and obstruction of a 9-1-1 call.

According to the incident report, deputies were called 500 Thomas Road on Nov. 14 in reference to a physical domestic dispute between a son and father and that the parties had been separated.

Upon arrival, Deputy Benjamin Couch met with Rex and Elizabeth Sells. Rex Sells advised that their son, Jonathan Sells, had become physically violent following an argument with his father. Couch observed blood on Rex’s face and shirt

According to the arrest report, the son had been taking apart a cell phone and caught the carpet on fire. When the father came into the room to find out what was smoking, Jonathan was standing in the room staring at the fire. Rex Sells became upset and an argument ensued. Jonathan struck Rex in the face. Rex responded by striking Jonathan back.

Rex then told Jonathan he was going to call 911. Jonathan threatened to kill Rex and lunged toward him to stop him. Rex was able to get away and call 911.

Elizabeth advised that Jonathan has mental health issues and has not been the same since he returned from college. Both Elizabeth and Rex are concerned due to Jonathan’s behavior growing more and more aggressive.

Rex Sells was arrested later that day.


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  1. Jay January 20, 2022 at 6:21 am

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    • Bill Johnson March 15, 2022 at 3:36 pm

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