A man charged with assaulting his girlfriend and threatening her with a knife will make a court appearance next week 20 year old Jared Robert Pyles of Sims Street, Dowelltown is charged with domestic assault. Pyles is under a $6,500 bond and his court date is September 20. On Tuesday, September 4 Pyles’ girlfriend called law enforcement officers to report that he had assaulted her during an argument at their home. According to the woman, she and Pyles got into a verbal argument that became physical when she tried to leave the residence. After telling the woman she could leave only when he told her she could, Pyles spat in her face and punched her with his fist leaving a red mark on the tricep area of her right arm. As she gathered her things, Pyles then pulled a knife and leaned against a wall staring at her. Fearing for her safety, the woman went to a neighbors house and called law enforcement.
21 year old Chase Lee Turner of A.B. Frazier Road, Smithville is charged with domestic assault. Turner’s bond is $6,500 and his court date is September 27. On Wednesday, September 5 a deputy was dispatched to the sheriff’s office to take a report of a domestic violence that had occurred around 5:30 p.m. at a residence on A.B. Frazier Road. Upon arrival the officer met with a woman who said that she had gone to her boyfriend’s home (Turner) to get her car that she let him borrow. Upon entering the residence, she found Turner to be asleep and his phone was ringing. She looked at the phone and noticed that another girl was sending him a text message. When she woke Turner and asked him who she was, he became aggressive and tried to get her car keys so she couldn’t leave. Turner then ran toward the door to keep her from leaving and then pushed her down and punched her several times leaving visible marks.
27 year old Stephanie Michelle Mooneyham of Toad Road, Dowelltown is charged with disorderly conduct and resist stop, frisk, halt, arrest, or search. She is under a $5,000 bond and her court date is September 27. On Saturday, September 8 a deputy was dispatched to a residence on Toad Road due to a possible domestic. Upon arrival he spoke to Mooneyham who began cussing and yelling at him. While attempting to place her under arrest, Mooneyham refused to comply with the deputy’s command to stand and she struggled with him, trying to pull away to resist arrest.