From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE — Two men arrested by the Trussville Police Department in connection to a car break-in, in Stockton Place, waived their preliminary hearings.
Madison Schofield, 21, and Jamie Everett, 22, both of Leeds, were arrested on Friday, April 26, at 1:30 a.m.
Officers said they caught the two trying to steal gasoline from a vehicle. Both men were arrested and are facing charges of Unlawful Breaking and Entering into a Vehicle & Possession of Burglary Tools. They posted bond and were released from jail.
Schofield now faces additional charges after incidents were reported on Sept. 3 and Sept. 8.
According to court documents, Schofield was accused of intimidating a witness and assault in the second degree. He is accused of putting a witness in a headlock, cutting the witness’s hand and threatening the witness, according to a court affidavit.
Schofield was arrested and booked into the Jefferson County Jail on Sept. 16. He posted a $25,000 bond for the new charges and was released from jail on the same day.
Schofield waived his preliminary hearing on the original charges on Sept. 23.
Everett waived his preliminary hearing in May.
Both defendants are considered innocent until proven guilty.