Monday, July 8, 2013

Aggravated Battery

Jason Vonsteenburgh

On Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 1:42 A.M. officers of the Warner Robins Police Department responded to 100 Mobley Court in reference to an unconscious male.

Preliminary investigation revealed two brothers, identified as Joshua Vonsteenburgh (22 years old, Warner Robins) and Jason Vonsteenburgh (34 years old, Warner Robins) had a verbal altercation that turned physical.  Officers were advised Jason Vonsteenburgh struck Joshua Vonsteenburgh causing him to fall and strike his head on the concrete driveway. 

Joshua Vonsteenburgh was transported to the Houston Medical Center and then later transported to the Medical Center of Central Georgia for further treatment.  He was pronounced deceased by medical personnel on July 7th.

On July 6th Jason Vonsteenburgh was arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery – Family Violence.  He is in the Houston County jail.

The case will be turned over to the Houston County District Attorney’s Office for further review. 

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Carder Gravitt at 478-302-5383.  Information can also be anonymously submitted through TipSubmit by texting the tip to CRIMES (274637) and include keyword WRPD in the body of the text.  More information about TipSubmit can be found at