This afternoon at 1:29 p.m. Smith was arraigned in Courtroom 5. He is charged with a felony in Count 1 Assault with a deadly weapon on David Lee Watkins; the weapon being a knife. Special allegation for Count 1 is "personally inflicting great bodily injury" On Watkins. Count 2 is False Imprisonment by Violence, another felony; victim Jane Doe and Count 3 Battery on a non cohabitating partner, a misdemeanor.
Conflict Counsel's Mr. Marek Reavis was appointed to represent Smith. On Smith's behalf, Mr. Reavis entered not guilty pleas; did not waive time; he did "waive bail/OR without prejudice."
Smith was served with two CLETS protective orders. Intervention is on June 20 at 3 p.m. The preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 27 at 8:30 p.m.
Jun 10, 2016
The suspect name that HCSO was given is Michael Shawn Smith, from Ohio.
"Just after midnight, deputies responded to 1908 D Avenue in Mckinleyville to a report of stabbing," said Undersheriff Honsal.
"The initial response was for domeztic disturbance. When they arrived, they found a male victim in front of the residence. They called for medical assistance and the victim was transported to the hospital, where he is recovering from injuries."