Thursday, May 2, 2013
Police say Jermaine Hill choked his wife and hit her nearly a dozen times before throwing a cell phone at a wall so hard that it embedded in the dry wall. Hill then told police they'd have to come back again when he is released.
A Dardenne Prairie man is accused of attacking his wife Saturday at their home. Jermaine Hill, 36, of the 7300 block of Pierside Drive in Dardenne Prairie, was charged Monday with third-degree domestic assault. A St. Charles County Sheriff’s deputy said Hill grabbed his wife by the neck, threw her into a wall and then down onto their bedroom floor between 1:25 p.m. and 1:47 p.m. on April 28. According to the report, Hill then choked the woman and hit her about 10 times in the face, arms and side. Police said he threw her cell phone hard enough to embed it into the drywall. Hill threatened to harm his wife again, according to a court document. A deputy reported that Hill “made the statement that when he is released, the police will need to …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Denise Myers, of St. Charles County near O'Fallon, was charged with third-degree domestic assault after police say she threw her daughter to the floor at their home and began choking her and hitting her head against the floor.
A St. Charles County woman is accused of choking her daughter and banging her head against the floor on Friday. Denise Myers, 42, of the first block of Cottonwood Drive in St. Charles County near O’Fallon, was charged Monday with third-degree domestic assault. A St. Charles County Sheriff’s deputy said Myers threw her 17-year-old daughter to the floor at their home, choked her and banged her head against the floor. The deputy said the daughter had red marks on her neck and a bump on her head. Myers’ son confirmed to police that she had choked her daughter on the floor at the home, according to a court document. The deputy reported that Myers “was extremely intoxicated and uncooperative” when he responded to the house. Myers is being held …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Man told police he wanted to make the woman believe he would kill himself, according to a police report.
An O’Fallon man faces domestic abuse charges after police said he pulled out a gun and chambered a round while arguing with his wife and threatened to “go out in a big way.” Joshua Jenson, 24, of the 1600 block of Knightwood Lane in O’Fallon, was charged Friday with unlawful use of a weapon and third-degree domestic assault. O’Fallon Police said Jenson pulled out a Sig Sauer 1911 handgun while arguing with his wife and chambered a round. According to police, Jenson told his wife that if he was going to leave, he would “go out in a big way.” Jenson told police he intended to scare his wife to make her think he would kill himself. Police said Jenson also put his hands around his wife’s neck and took away her cell phone as she attempted to …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
O'Fallon Police said the woman blacked out during the assault, and the man held her against her will after taking her cell phone.
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Thursday, October 18, 2012
An O’Fallon man faces several criminal charges for attacking his wife Saturday. Gunther Russbacher, 35, of the 300 block of Falcon Hill in O’Fallon, was charged Monday with second-degree domestic assault, two counts of third-degree domestic assault and felonious restraint. O’Fallon Police said Russbacher attended Substance Abuse Traffic Offender Program classes Saturday and then went to a bar. When he returned home he began arguing with his wife, police said. The woman left and went into the infant’s bedroom, gave the child a bottle and sat on the floor. O’Fallon Police reported the following: Russbacher came in, grabbed her by the throat and lifted her up, slamming her into the railing over the infant’s crib. He then punched her in the …