Local woman arrested for assulting father

By: Staff report

LAUREL HILL — A Laurel Hill woman was charged with assault with a deadly weapon after an altercation with her father turned violent Thursday.

Cierra Lee Maynor, 25, of Old Wire Road, allegedly struck her father, Charles Maynor, 51, in the face with a wine glass after he pushed her.

After falling into a glass table as a result of being struck in the face, Charles suffered heavy blood loss and had to be airlifted to an undisclosed hospital, where he is in stable condition, according to a report from the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office.

When deputies arrived on scene, around 7:50 p.m. on Thursday, a man, later identified as Cierra’s father, was lying on the ground and she and another person were administering first aid.

A witness told deputies that Charles, who had allegedly been drinking beer all day, and Cierra got into an argument about children driving his golf cart.

Cierra informed deputies that she had been FaceTiming with a friend when the argument with her father began, according to a report from the sheriff’s office. When Cierra told her father she didn’t know where the golf cart was, he began hitting her in the face.

According to Cierra, she tried to talk away but her father followed her inside the residence and pushed her. As she was falling Cierra admitted she grabbed a wine glass cup and struck her father on the left side of his face which caused him to fall into a glass table.

The report from the sheriff’s office states that Cierra told her sister to call 911 and that her father was able to walk for a few minutes following the altercation before going onto the porch and collapsing.

Cierra was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon and given a $30,000 bond. She has her first court appearance Monday.


Staff report