Woman says boyfriend pushed her out of car and into creek
IRONTON -- The following information was compiled from Lawrence County Sheriff's Department reports:
FELONIOUS ASSAULT: A 45-year-old Coal Grove woman reported last week that her live-in boyfriend grabbed her by the hair and shoved her head against a car window before pushing her out of the car where she rolled into a creek and became covered in water and mud. She was taken to the hospital with a broken back and had a core body temperature of 91.8 degrees.
A sheriff's deputy arrested Jason S. Preston, 37, of Coal Grove, on charges of felonious assault and theft by taking the woman's vehicle without permission. He was transported to jail.
BURGLARY: A 30-year-old Chesapeake area woman reported last week that someone kicked in the front door of her residence in Fayette Township and stole a filing cabinet.
ENDANGERING CHILDREN: A sheriff's deputy arrested a 33-year-old Kitts Hill area woman earlier this month on a misdemeanor charge of endangering children after she left a 1-year-old baby in her vehicle while she went into Wal-Mart.
ENDANGERING CHILDREN: A sheriff's deputy arrested a 64-year-old grandmother earlier this month on a misdemeanor charge of endangering children when she left a 3-year-old in the back of a vehicle she left parked in a no-parking zone.
STOLEN VEHICLE: A 35-year-old Ironton area man reported a 2013 vehicle valued at $15,000 was stolen. The vehicle later was found burned on Storm's Creek.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A 17-year-old Pedro area woman reported last week that her former boyfriend threatened to bring a gun to Rock Hill High School and confront her. A sheriff's deputy arrested an 18-year-old Hanging Rock man on a charge of domestic violence.
ASSAULT: A 43-year-old South Point area woman reported earlier this month that she was assaulted by another woman who struck her in the head before head-butting her and hitting her in the right side of the face. A sheriff's deputy arrested a 28-year-old South Point area woman on charges of assault and menacing.