Homeless man strangles stranger who will give him a ride, but not $10

49-year-old Mark Mosley was charged with aggravated assault after reportedly strangling someone who gave him a ride because they did not have ten dollars to give him.

On September 20th, Clarksville Police Officer Honeycutt was dispatched to a road rage report in the area of Commerce Street and Riverside Drive. Charles Ball advised police he was being followed by a black pickup truck occupied by two white males. When officers located the truck at 601 North Riverside Drive they made contact with Joshua Hale and Andrew Keith Allen.

Mark Mosley (MCSO)
Mark Mosley (MCSO)

Upon further investigation, they discovered Hale had been assaulted. He stated that he had dropped Mark Mosley off somewhere and he became angry when Hale did not have ten dollars to give him. Hale advised officers he was standing outside of his truck when Mosley grabbed him by the throat with both hands preventing Hale from breathing. Officers observed bruising on Hale’s neck consistent with being strangled. Jasmin Fowler and Octavia Howard witnessed the events and corroborated Hale’s story. Police located Mosley at 804 North 2nd Street and took him into custody.

Mark Mosley was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. He is currently jailed in lieu of a $10,000 bond.

Bella Shedio

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