Tuesday, February 12, 2013
A Hopkins man is accused of attacking the mother of his children again.
A woman’s hair was strewn across a bedroom following an apparent domestic assault by her children’s father Sunday. The woman told police she got to the Oxford Street home a little after midnight and found the father—33-year-old Ronald Edward Harris, of Hopkins—giving a tattoo to her uncle, Detective Raymond Laudenbach wrote in the criminal complaint. He asked how she was doing, and she told him that she’d had a bad day. The exchange somehow escalated into an argument. The woman said Harris grabbed her near the top of the stairs. She then punched him because she thought he was going to push her down the stairs. Harris then threw her to the ground, hit her and pulled her hair. Officers later found clumps of hair throughout her bedroom. The …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Brittany Danielle Scheuing said her boyfriend injured himself during the argument. He refused to cooperate with prosecutors.
Prosecutors have dropped the charge against a woman accused of assaulting her boyfriend, Police Sgt. Michael Glassberg said. The unidentified man told police that Brittany Danielle Scheuing shoved him from behind, causing him to go through a glass door during a June 29 argument. Scheuing told Patch that she never pushed the man. She said they got in an argument and that he tripped as he left the home—injuring himself when he tried to brace his fall on a little window above the door. She was initially charged with third-degree assault, but Glassberg said that charge was dropped because of the man’s lack of cooperation. According to the County Attorney’s Office, prosecutors dismissed the case Sept. 18 after the victim told the defense …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Onesmus Bogonko Daniel is accused of yelling profanities at the 64-year-old woman.
A live-in caretaker faces an assault charge after the wheelchair-bound woman he cares for accused him of drunkenly yelling at her and breaking two phones when she tried to call 911. Officers went to the Meadow Creek Condos unit at 10:40 p.m. Thursday following a report of a possible domestic assault, Detective Raymond Laudenbach wrote in charging documents released Tuesday. Andrea Lynn Benolkin, 64, answered the door while sitting in a wheelchair, and officers found 27-year-old Onesmus Bogonko Daniel hiding behind a wall. Benolkin told police that Daniel is her 24-hour primary care assistant and lives with her, according to the court documents. She said he came home drunk, playing music and singing as loudly as he could, before starting to…
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Police say they found the Hopkins resident in a Richfield motel with his wife, who has a protection order against him following an August assault charge.
A Hopkins man convicted of five domestic assault offenses in the past 10 years—and charged with a sixth in August—has been charged with violating a protection order after police found him holed up in a Richfield hotel room with the same woman he’s accused of assaulting in the most recent incident. Ralph Fitzgerald Martin, 48, faces a felony charge of violating an order for protection, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the latest criminal complaint, signed by Richfield Police Detective Eric Lammle, police went to the Richfield Motel 6 with an arrest warrant for Martin on Aug. 26. When they knocked on Martin’s door, he answered and identified himself. Police spotted Martin’s wife—who has…
Monday, August 27, 2012
Police say Marvel Galvaston Williams, who was recently released from prison, broke into his estranged wife's Hopkins home, stole money from her and knocked out her two front teeth.
Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free daily newsletter A man released from prison last month is charged with knocking out two front teeth of the estranged wife he married while in prison and then taunting her for her missing teeth after she refused to hand over cash intended for school clothes, according to court documents. Hopkins Police were called to a home in the 1200 block of Oxford Street just after 5 a.m. Aug. 21 on a report of a “serious” domestic assault, according to the criminal complaint, signed by Hopkins Police Sgt. Michael Glassberg. When they arrived, officers found the victim crying and visibly upset, with a large cut on her lip, blood on her neck and shirt and holding a bowl beneath her chin …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Ralph Fitzgerald Martin is accused of attacking his wife.
A Hopkins man convicted of five domestic assault convictions in the past 10 years has yet again been charged with domestic assault, according to charging documents released Tuesday. Westside Village resident Ralph Fitzgerald Martin, 48, came to officers’ attention July 4 when an unnamed woman reported she ran across the street because her husband had been beating her, Sgt. Michael Glassberg wrote in the charging documents. She told police Martin had been drinking and becoming more aggressive as the night went on. She said at one point he slapped her in the face and dragged her by the hair across the apartment. When she tried to call Hopkins police, he grabbed her cell phone and kept her from calling 911, she said. Eventually she was able …
Friday, July 13, 2012
Joesf Wayne Jacques has been charged with felony domestic assault.
A Hopkins man is accused of punching his girlfriend’s son after the boy took his marijuana pipe. On Thursday, police went to the Shadyside Circle home where 39-year-old Joesf Wayne Jacques lives with his girlfriend and her twin sons, Police Sgt. Michael Glassberg wrote in charging documents filed Friday. One of the boys, whose name and age were not disclosed, told police he and his brother were in the home Wednesday while Jacques was sleeping. The boy wanted to use his brother’s phone, and the brother promised to lend it to him if he took Jacques’ marijuana pipe. The boy then went and took the pipe. When Jacques learned that he’d done that, he got angry and punched the boy in the chest in front of his twin brother, according to the …
Monday, July 2, 2012
Brittany Danielle Scheuing, 24, has been charged with felony assault.
UPDATE: Prosecutors dropped the charge against Brittany Danielle Scheuing on Sept. 18. Click here to read the full story. Officers are accusing a Hopkins woman of pushing her boyfriend through a glass door during an argument Friday, according to court documents filed Monday. Police went to the Methodist Hospital Emergency Room at 8:06 p.m. in response to a report of a domestic assault, Raymond Laudenbach wrote in the charging documents. An unidentified man told police that he and his girlfriend, 24-year-old Brittany Danielle Scheuing, got in an argument at their Oxford Street home while he was getting ready to take his son to get some clothes. He said Scheuing got extremely upset during the argument and shoved him from behind, causing …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
A list of arrests made by Hopkins police.
Hopkins police made the following arrests between June 4 and June 10. Only arrestees who’ve been charged with felonies have been identified. Stay up to date on all your local news. Sign up for the free Hopkins Patch newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Editor James Warden's Pinterest boards. Do you own a local business? Click here to learn about five easy ways your business can use Patch.
Monday, June 4, 2012
The alleged attacker has been charged with felony domestic assault.
An 8-year-old Hopkins boy tried to fight off a man who attacked his mom early Friday morning, according to charging documents filed Monday. A woman told police that her boyfriend, 51-year-old Julius Biyogo Momanyi, of Hopkins, woke her up at about 1:30 a.m. while she was on the living room floor with her daughter, trying to sleep. She said Momanyi wanted her to sleep with him and that he became enraged when she refused, Police Sgt. Michael Glassberg wrote in the charging documents. The woman and her children were not identified. She said Momanyi jumped on top of her, straddled her, grabbed her throat and “pinched” so hard that she couldn’t breathe or scream for help, the court documents state. She rolled onto her stomach, trying to protect…