Man accused of pistol whipping, biting ear off of victim

Armed and dangerous suspect surrenders to Mississippi Co.

BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) -A man is facing charges after being accused of biting another man’s ear off and hitting him with a gun.

According to a report from the Blytheville Police Department, 20-year-old Cameron Wells is facing charges of aggravated assault, aggravated robbery, and first-degree battery.

The report states that on Mar. 13, officers were dispatched to East Ash in reference to a disturbance with Wells.

The victim, Troy Chew, alleged that he got into a physical altercation with Wells and that Wells bit his ear off.

An affidavit by Chew said that Wells hit him in the back of the head with a gun.

Officers found bullets and shell casings that Chew said Wells fired off in the residence.

The affidavit added that, after Wells hit Chew with the gun, he later fired two shots from his rifle and demanded Chew take off his clothes.'

After a fight between the two, Wells demanded Chew let him go because he did not want to go back to jail.

Chew released Wells.

Wells surrendered to law enforcement on Mar. 22.

Inside the residence, officers found a green, leafy substance known to be marijuana.

This is not Wells’ first encounter with law enforcement.

In 2016, police arrested him after they say he threatened a woman with a sawed-off shotgun.

The following year, police arrested him and two other men on first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of Richard Wilkins, Jr.. A witness picked Wells out of a photo lineup, police said at the time, as the person who pulled the trigger.

The murder charge was nolle prossed on March 9, 2019.

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