39 year old, Gabriel Witmer of Bon Wier, Texas
Latest Update: Newton County Sheriff Robert Burby
Earlier this month, Sheriff Burby reported a call to a home in Bon Wier, Texas for medical assistance. The call took place on May 29, 2022 at 11:25 p.m. off of County Road 1416. Newton County Sheriff’s Deputies responded and the preliminary investigation revealed that a woman, 35 year old Jessica McCain, had sustained a gunshot wound to the chin. The Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a thorough investigation into the facts surrounding this call and after interviewing her boyfriend, 39 year old, Gabriel A. Witmer they obtained and executed an arrest warrant for the following charges: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, bond amount- $15,000, False report to Peace Officer, Federal Special Investigator, Law Enforcement Employee, Corrections Officer or Jailor- $500 bond.
Witmer was arrested on June 14, 2022, and arraigned on June 16, 2022, and is being held at the Newton County Jail. There are no further details at this time.