Last weekend at the Menlo Barn Dance a Gaylesville, Alabama man identified as Jamie Tucker was stabbed during a raucous. Chattooga County Sheriff John Everett told AM 1180 that while warrants have been issued for the man who allegedly did the stabbing, the motive for the altercation is still not clear.
This week Chattooga County Chief Magistrate Judge Tracy Maddox issued an arrest warrant for 27 year old Justin Brock Rackley of LaFayette who has been identified as the person that allegedly stabbed Jamie Tucker.
A 30 year old Walker County resident identified as Terreatha Lean Barnes was arrested in connection with the incident as well. Barnes is accused of brandishing a knife at patrons of the dance while waiting on law enforcement to arrive last Saturday. She was charged with aggravated assault. Sheriff’s department investigators say that the cause for the disturbance and the stabbing is not clear and is still under investigation.
Sheriff Everett told AM 1180 that the man who was stabbed, Jamie Tucker, appears to have been an innocent bystander that got pulled into the disturbance.