Habitual Felon Charged With Urine Assault

An inmate at Maury Correctional Institution is in 23-hour a day segregation after prison officials say he threw urine on five staff members.

Regermaine Ross, who is serving 26 years on a habitual felon charge, is now facing charges of assault on a government official and malicious conduct by a prisoner.

The Department of Correction says the attack happened October 12th when Ross threw urine on the officers, hit at least one of them with his handcuffs, and attempted to headbutt them. The DOC says three of those officers were treated for minor injuries for the assault.

Ross is only allowed one hour for exercise and shower outside of his cell. He has a Friday court date on the charges.

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  • by Piss on him Location: old school on Nov 1, 2011 at 05:41 AM
    Back in the day that I came along in DOC an inmate would not even think of throwing piss on the officers. That was back when inmates were in their place in the rank of things of convicts and chain gang. It sure has changed to what it is today. Lawyers and Politics that is the big problem. Too many politicians children and their neighbors children in prisons these days. It is a time now of politicians having to buy that criminals or his families vote because the politicians just don't do the hororable things anymore!
  • by Formerly O.L.I. Location: ENC on Nov 1, 2011 at 05:41 AM
    Aside from being really nasty, I'll bet this is not the first time an inmate has done that, over the last century. I guess anything can be used as a weapon in prison. You'd think he would be aware of the 'good behavior' rule; he's flubbed that now.
  • by Ex DOC Location: Edenton on Nov 1, 2011 at 05:27 AM
    He will only get a slap on the wrist. It will take at least 3 officers and two vehicles to carry him to court. He will get charged, but it will run concurrent with his current sentence he is now serving. He gets a day out of prison, which is what he wants, its like a kid going to the park for a day.
  • by Garris Location: Ayden on Oct 31, 2011 at 04:46 PM
    The prison officials should have got a BIG can of pepper spray and lit him up.
  • by Bell Arthur Location: NC on Oct 31, 2011 at 04:21 PM
    My sister and neighbor work for DOC and this is an every day occurrence for them... so I wonder why this particular incident made the news. I wish they'd publicize events like this every day and people would quit being so sympathetic to criminals. It is sickening all the rights they have!
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      by Anonymous on Oct 31, 2011 at 05:55 PM in reply to Bell Arthur
  • by Sadly True on Oct 31, 2011 at 04:05 PM
    All the more reason that "Habitual Felons" should be put down. Why tie up the system with these low lifes that will never contribute anything to society. They have already proven that they can't be out it public without disrupting it. Save the tax payer's some money...
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      by Anonymous on Oct 31, 2011 at 05:58 PM in reply to Sadly True
      just fyi. there are new laws coming into affect this at the end of this year that will allow certain "habitual felons" convicted of same, to be placed on probation. thanks to the legislature in raleigh who are in control!!
  • by B Location: Gville on Oct 31, 2011 at 01:34 PM
    No better than a caged monkey that throws it's own poop at people.
  • by Donna on Oct 31, 2011 at 12:50 PM
    Dang! That's just nasty! He even looks twisted!
  • by I Fought the Law on Oct 31, 2011 at 11:11 AM
    Bet he gets direct tv, internet, 3 hots, a cot, and hvac during his 23 hour "segregation". You think he really cares with his cushy environment....I'll bet he'll do it again if given the chance. Provide the right kind of punishment like a 4 X 4 concrete cell with no lights or maybe busting rocks outside all day would get his attention.
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      by Anonymous on Oct 31, 2011 at 11:27 AM in reply to I Fought the Law
      I'm with you on that one "Fought"...they've got it too good on the inside...better than most on the outside have it....
  • by Gary Location: Winterville on Oct 31, 2011 at 11:01 AM
    Isn't it a shame the things we humans do that are so disgusting and sickening, but yet a common barnyard animal would not even consider doing. Were the intelligent ones, yea
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