Man accused of hitting woman with hammer

OKEECHOBEE — An Okeechobee man was charged with aggravated battery after allegedly striking a woman in the head with a hammer on Nov. 9. Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Deputy Joel Lacerte responded to a call at approximately 11 p.m. in reference to a domestic in progress. When he arrived, a witness reported that Errol Smith, 49, […]