Battery Arrest Sends a Portia Man to Jail

On May 31, 2013 the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shannon Workman, age 37, of Portia on

charges of Battery in the 2nd degree. The arrest comes from a Portia woman reporting that Workman

had assaulted her on May 24th . The woman reported that she had been picked up and thrown from a

porch where she struck a lawn mower. The woman had damage from the injury and was transported to a hospital for treatment.

The information was presented to the District Judge and a warrant was issued. Deputies

arrested Workman without incident and transported him to the Lawrence County Jail to await a bond