A 35-year-old Sulphur Springs man was accused of assaulting a pregnant woman early Sunday morning, according to arrest reports.
Sulphur Springs Police Officer Victor Reyna responded at 1:45 a.m. Dec. 19, 2021, to a disturbance report on Camp Street. Upon arrival he contacted the complainant and the suspect.
Officers determined a physical altercation had occurred. A woman, who was reported to be pregnant, had marks consistent with an assault on her body, Reyna noted in arrest reports. The suspect, identified in arrest reports as Charles Dustin Brown, was also alleged to have taken the woman’s phone away from her to prevent her from calling police for assistance.
Brown was taken into custody for assaulting a pregnant woman and interference with an emergency request for assistance. He remained in the county jail Monday morning, Dec. 20, 2021. Bond was set at $50,000 on the felony assault of a pregnant person charge and $10,000 on the misdemeanor interference with an emergency request for assistance charge.
Sunday morning was not the first time Brown has been jail this year in Hopkins County on an assault charge. Jail records show Brown, who is also known as Charlie Brown, was arrested Feb. 22 and Aug. 3, 2021, on assault causing bodily injury to a family member charges. The 35-year-old Sulphur Springs man also was jailed Sept. 30-Oct. 28, 2021, for violation of parole and surety off bond on an assault causing bodily injury to a family member charge.
According to August arrest reports, police responded to a disturbance at a McGrede Street address at 10:48 p.m. Aug. 2, 2021. They contacted a juvenile wo appeared to be crying and upset. The feuding pair was separated to talk to officers. Brown was accused of assaulting a female by striking her; the female had visible injury, so Brown was taken into custody at 11:05 p.m. Dec. 2 and booked into Hopkins County jail early Dec. 3, on a misdemeanor assault charge, according to jail and arrest reports. He was released from the county jail later Aug. 3 on a $5,000 bond on the assault charge.
At 8:27 p.m. Feb. 22, 2021, police to a reported disturbance at an East Shannon Road restaurant. A state trooper reported seeing Brown assault a female inside of a pickup. The pickup was located on Carter Street. The Brown was contacted, and after officer reported seeing visible injury on the female at the location, took the man into custody at 8:47 p.m. and booked into jail at 9:24 p.m. Feb. 22, 2021, on a Class A misdemeanor assault charge, according to arrest reports. He was released from jail the next day on a $2,500 bond.
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