Purdy man charged with domestic assault

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Suspect allegedly brandished knife, threatened victim

A Purdy man is charged with two felonies after allegedly brandishing a knife and threatening a victim in a domestic incident.

Timothy Chester, 33, of Purdy, is charged with second-degree domestic assault and unlawful use of a weapon.

According to a probable cause statement by Russ Nichols, officer with the Purdy Police Department, the incident occurred at about 2:20 p.m. on May 24 at an apartment on Monroe Street.

Chester allegedly struck the victim in the face, then displayed a knife and threatened the victim.

The victim would not fill out a written statement or take any action out of fear.

Chester is being held in the Barry County jail on a cash-only bond of $40,000. He has been arraigned, and a disposition hearing is set for June 21 at 8:30 a.m. in the courtroom of Judge Robert Foulke.

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