Archive of 01-30-10
LOWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT
OFFICER ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
In the early morning hours of 30 Jan 10, Erika R. Rhodes,
age 30, returned home to her residence at 9235 State Route
60, Lowell, along with her husband Robert, age 31, who is a
patrolman with the Lowell Police Department. Deputy Sheriffs
Mankins and Simmons later responded to the residence after
Mrs. Rhodes reported being choked by her husband while they
were seated in their vehicle, with her in the driver’s
seat. Mrs. Rhodes commented to the Deputies that her husband
is violent when he is intoxicated and that he has hit her in
the past. On this occasion Ms. Rhodes stated an argument erupted
over missing house keys and that her husband grabbed her by
the throat and choked her until their children in the back
seat became upset. Mrs. Rhodes said she feared for her safety
and she also exhibited marks on her neck consistent with her
account of the event. Based on their investigation, Deputy
Simmons arrested Mr. Rhodes for domestic violence and transported
him to the Washington County Jail.
His status with the Lowell Police Department
is unknown at this time.
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
William Malcolm Conner II, age 21, 8887 State Route 555, Chesterhill,
for OVI, speeding, driving under a suspended license and for
giving false information to avoid a ticket, all misdemeanors.
Conner was arrested near milepost twenty-three on State Route
60 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the
Washington County Jail on 30 Jan 10 at 2:15 am.
Robert Gordon Rhodes III, age 31, 9235 State Route 60, Lowell,
for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Rhodes was arrested at
his residence by Deputy Sheriff Simmons and processed into
the Washington County Jail on 30 Jan 10 at 4:00 am.