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March 02, 2011

Illegal in more ways than one

On Feb. 22, at 11:30 p.m., Brandon deputies responded to the 4800 block of Oakwood Road for a domestic assault. The complainant said she and her live-in boyfriend had an argument after he and his friend were drinking and his friend stayed too late. After the friend left, the argument continued and the complainant was standing by the front door when the boyfriend decided he was leaving. He grabbed the complainant by the shoulder and threw her out of the way, pushing her into a freestanding space heater. She suffered a cut/abrasion to her leg that is approximately 8 inches in length. The suspect was arrested in the area of Oakwood and Baldwin roads. He had a blood alcohol content of .08 percent. He admitted shoving her and she never touched him. He had no identification other than an expired Mexican driver's license. The complainant said the suspect has a bad temper that shows itself when he gets angry or drinks. Violent incidents in the past include one six months ago when he threw a phone at the complainant and hit her in the face. He was arrested for domestic assault and taken to the Oakland County Jail, where he was later taken into the custody of immigration officials.


On Feb. 22, at 11:38 p.m., Brandon deputies responded to the 4400 block of Butternut for a report of assault and battery. Upon arrival, the deputies found a man shoveling snow in the driveway. He sad he was arguing with his wife earlier, while they were driving. While arguing, she hit him in the head with her hand. Later in the evening they had an argument about how to give their 1-year-old daughter medication. He said his wife raised her hand and he put his hands around her neck. The wife said he choked her. The husband was arrested for domestic violence and lodged at the Oakland County Jail. The case has been turned over to the prosecutor for review.