An inmate being housed in the Miller County Jail on charges from another county has been charged with assault and property damage after attacking three jailers and causing a flood in the housing area.

An inmate being housed in the Miller County Jail on charges from another county has been charged with assault and property damage after attacking three jailers and causing a flood in the housing area.

According to court documents, James W. Simpson, 27, is charged with first-degree assault, two counts of third-degree assault and property damage.

The charges stem from an incident on Sept. 7, when he allegedly attacked three jailers. Two jailers were taken to hospitals for treatment. A third jailer received minor injuries that did not require hospitalization.

Simpson allegedly not only attacked jailers, he is accused of flushing inmate uniforms down the toilet, causing a toilet to flood the cells and pods.