Florida resident facing charges after stabbing Tomahawk man in Town of Nokomis
For the Tomahawk Leader
TOWN OF NOKOMIS – A Florida resident is facing two felony charges and a misdemeanor after stabbing a Tomahawk man numerous times in the Town of Nokomis early in the morning of Sunday, June 21.
According to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, a 911 call was received at approximately 2:44 a.m. from a man stating “he was not from around here, his girlfriend was intoxicated, and he wanted to go home.” The call was disconnected, and upon calling the man back, he said there were “about 10 guys coming to fight him.”
Another call came from the same area from a male stating that his friend was stabbed twice in the side with a three-inch blade, the Sheriff’s Office said.
Responding deputies discovered that the original caller, Robert H. Williams, 34, of Panama City, Fla., was involved in an altercation with Andrew W. Wickland, 28, of Tomahawk. During the altercation, Williams stabbed Wickland “numerous times.”
Wickland was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital. He has since been released from the hospital and is recovering, the Sheriff’s Office said.
Robert W. WilliamsWilliams was taken to the Oneida County jail after being medically cleared at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander. According to court records, Williams faces a felony charge of attempted mayhem, along with a felony charge of 1st degree recklessly endangering safety and a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. He is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, June 29.