Perry Co. Man Convicted of 2018 Battery Now Faces New Charges After Assaulting Cell Mate

Pinckneyville – A Perry County man set to be sentenced next month for gouging a man’s eyes now faces new charges after he allegedly assaulted another inmate in the Perry Co. Jail. According to Perry Co. court documents, Allen Fisher is being charged with two counts of aggravated battery in connection to an incident at the county jail last Monday in which Allen is accused of shoving another inmate and slamming his head into a cell wall. Fisher was convicted in February in relation to the 2018 battery case. A sentencing date is new set for May 9th.