POLICE: Man Stabs Son-In-Law After Fight

A man has been arrested for stabbing his own son-in-law.

New Bern police have charged Franklin Overton with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

Police say the victim, Steven Johnson, was stabbed in the hand early Monday morning at a home on Florida Avenue.

Johnson told police the two men had been drinking and got into a fight.

The 48-year-old Overton was jailed on a $20,000 bond.


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