Dispute over cheese sticks ends in assault

Dispute over cheese sticks ends in assault
Melvin B. Folks Jr.

An argument over cheese sticks landed one man in Montgomery County Jail.

Melvin Bernard Folks Jr., 25, is being held on a single count of assault, a misdemeanor, according to jail records.

Dayton police were called to the 100 block of South McGee Street around 4:50 a.m. Thursday for an assault.

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The alleged victim, a 56-year-old man, told police he has permission to stay in the garage of a home on the street.

Between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m., the victim said he was approached by Melvin Folks who accused him of eating his cheese sticks, according to the police report. The man denied eating the cheese.

After a verbal argument, the victim said he was struck multiple times in the head.

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