Saturday, September 9, 2017
Columbia man charged with simple assault and other charges
On Monday, August 21, 2017, officers from the West Hempfield Township Police Department were dispatched for a domestic.
The female victim reported that while operating a vehicle in the area of Rt30 and Prospect Road, the defendant, 26 year old, Kyle Anthony States, of the 700 blk of Chestnut Street, Columbia, PA 17512, began poking at the victim's face, and while the victim was trying to defend herself, he grabbed her head by the hair and repeatedly slammed her head into the steering wheel of the vehicle. The victim reported that once they reached the traffic light at Rt 30 and RT 441, the victim was able to grab the keys to her vehicle and run from the vehicle.
Officers reported that the victim had a significant amount of dried blood on one of her ears.
On August 21, 2017, the West Hempfield Township Police Department filed the following charge against Kyle States at MDJ Miles Bixler's Office: One count of Simple assault, (Domestic violence related), section 2701 (a)(1), (M-2).
All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Case Number: 2017-WH-01638
Arrest Date: Monday, August 21, 2017
One count of Simple assault
(Domestic violence related)
section 2701 (a)(1)