New charges for man accused of throwing rocks, cans, other items onto I-85 | Crime
SALISBURY - A man charged with throwing rocks and garbage cans from bridges over I-85 in Rowan County now faces more charges.
Matthew Damion Parham, 21, of 995 Old Linn Road in China Grove, was charged with two counts of misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon Aug. 23. Parham has now been charged with five more counts of misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon.
According to arrest warrants provided to WBTV, Parham threw a road sign, rocks, concrete blocks and trash cans from overpasses at Lentz, Pine Ridge and Daughtery roads. The incidents occurred on July 28 and 29, and August 7, according to deputies.
Deputies said drivers from Greensboro, Mt. Holly, Salisbury and Georgia, were struck by the objects that Parham threw from the bridges.
Parham is out of jail on bond.