Brewce Martin indicted on charge of felonious assault

POMEROY, Ohio – A co-founder of Skatopia has been indicted on charges related to an alleged incident of attempting to run over a man at a local gas station.

Brewce Martin, 51, of Rutland, was indicted by a Meigs County Grand Jury on one count of Felonious Assault, a felony of the second degree for a May 26, 2017 incident. According to Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney James Stanley, Martin was indicted during the June session of the Grand Jury.

According to a report from the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, on May 26, the alleged assault took place at Taz’s Marathon at Five Points. Meigs County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene where Martin had allegedly attempted to run over a 40-year old male victim. According to the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, the alleged victim said he was walking back to his car when Martin threatened him. Martin allegedly threatened the victim and then attempted to run over the victim with the vehicle Martin was in.

The victim was able to get into his vechicle just before it was struck by Martin’s vehicle according to the report. Martin then fled the scene according to the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim’s car reportedly received “significant damage from the incident.”