3 teens arrested, charged with wanton endangerment after fight on Helm Schoolhouse Road

Three local teenagers have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a dispute on Helm Schoolhouse Road last month. According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, on May 21, at approximately 11:30 a.m., the sheriff’s office received the report of a fight at a residence located at 450 Helm Schoolhouse Road, approximately three miles east of Lebanon. When deputies arrived, the victim reported that three people came onto his/her property and a fight broke out between the parties.

At some point, one of the suspects reportedly got into a truck and intentionally drove into the victim’s car, which then struck the home. The suspects allegedly involved fled the scene prior to the arrival of law enforcement. At 5:11 p.m. that same day, the sheriff’s office received the report of gunshots fired into a vehicle on Helm Schoolhouse Road.

The victims reported that they were traveling on Helm Schoolhouse Road when they were approached by three men carrying handguns. The victims reported being threatened, and claim the suspects fired several shots into the victim’s vehicle. The suspects fled the scene prior to the arrival of law enforcement.

No injuries were reported by any of the parties involved. On June 9, deputies arrested Devon T. Smith, 18, Zachary A.

Smith, 19, and Jackie D. Mays, 19, all of Lebanon. They were all charged with two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

Mays was also charged with second-degree wanton endangerment and third-degree criminal mischief for allegedly intentionally driving his truck into another vehicle, which then struck the house on Helm Schoolhouse Road.   Mays, Devon T. Smith and Zachary A.

Smith were all lodged in the Marion County Detention Center.


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