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Anthony Wayne Griffith
7608 Loghouse Rd.
Plant City, FL
Attempted First Degree Murder
Aggravated Battery Deadly Weapon (Victim Over 65)
Barbara A. Harvey
On April 20, 2013 at approximately 4:28 p.m., Anthony Griffith got into a physical dispute with his grandmother, Barbara Harvey. The suspect then armed himself with a machete and attacked her, causing deep lacerations to her face and upper body. The suspect called 911 shortly thereafter and explained what he had done. Deputies arrived and arrested the suspect without incident and the victim was transported to Florida Hospital. The victim was later transferred to Tampa General Hospital and remains in intensive care.