Douglas County Jail Inmate Charged with Riot in a Penal Institution

He attacked a fellow inmate in the recreation yard.

Eddie Barnard Reed. Douglas County Jail mug shot
Eddie Barnard Reed. Douglas County Jail mug shot

An inmate behind held for Fulton County allegedly attacked a fellow inmate at the Douglas County Jail.

Eddie Barnard Reed was charged with riot in a penal institution on Wednesday, June 18, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

Reed was brought before a Douglas Magistrate Court Thursday morning and received a $4,500 bond.

The Sheriff’s Office says Reed attacked the inmate in the recreation yard. The victim was emptying a mop bucket in the yard, when Reed allegedly attacked him from behind. Reed punched the victim and continued hitting him after he was knocked down.

A deputy broke up the attack.


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