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Former Police Chief of Greensboro arrested for stabbing victim with machete

Posted at 3:29 PM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 18:22:12-04

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — Former Greensboro Police Chief Tim Hall has been arrested by the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office after deputies say he stabbed someone with a machete knife.

Few details were released by GCSO about Monday's arrest. Deputies say they were called to a home on Juniper Creek Road just west of Greensboro between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. about someone who had been stabbed with a machete knife.

Further information revealed that Greensboro Former Police Chief Tim Hall went to the house and attacked the victim, stabbing the unidentified victim before leaving the area. Later on, deputies found and arrested Hall.

They say the victim is in serious but stable condition and has been transported to Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare for treatment.

Hall, who deputies say has an extensive criminal history, was booked into Gadsden County Jail.

He is charged with attempted homicide, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia, DWLSR and resisting without violence.

No other details have been released about what led up to the incident. We are reaching out to the sheriff's office for more information.