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Inmate Arrested for Assault in Cayuga County Jail

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The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an inmate for an assault inside the county jail.

On June 20, Billy J. Thompson Jr. started a fight with another inmate, causing physical injuries. The incident was investigated by the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division.

Thompson Jr. was arrested on June 24 and charged with second-degree assault, a D felony. He was arraigned and held at the Cayuga County Jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.