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Monday, September 27, 2010

[IL] Officer Ellis' 2nd domestic violence arrest - accused of assault, choking, and gun-pointing-at-her-head death threat

...[Allegedly] While straddling and choking her, he pulled what [his girlfriend] referred to as Ellis' "off-duty gun" from his waistband and pointed it at her head, threatening to kill her if she didn't comply...

WILL THIS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGE JUST VANISH LIKE HIS LAST ONE? (POOF!)

CREVE COEUR OFFICER'S ARREST NOT FIRST RUN-IN: Journal Star records show Jeremy Ellis arrested year ago for domestic violence
Peoria Journal Star
By Matt Buedel
Sep 27, 2010 @ 08:38 PM
[Excerpts] The arrest Friday of a Creve Coeur police officer for allegedly battering a woman in Bartonville three weeks earlier marked the second time the officer was arrested for a violent incident with the same woman. Jeremy Ellis, 28, of Pekin was arrested Friday on charges of aggravated assault with a firearm, domestic battery and criminal trespass to a residence. He posted $122 bond and was released from the Peoria County Jail on Saturday... According to a report on the incident, Ellis followed her inside her apartment and refused to leave. He allegedly became upset after reading text messages on [his girlfriend]'s cell phone and held her down on the couch. While straddling and choking her, he pulled what [his girlfriend] referred to as Ellis' "off-duty gun" from his waistband and pointed it at her head, threatening to kill her if she didn't comply... [His girlfriend] tried to escape Ellis, and he pushed her backward. She tripped over an open dresser drawer and fell backward into the dresser, bruising her back. [His girlfriend] took a photo of her injury... Ellis has been placed on paid administrative leave... He and [his girlfriend] were arrested one year ago, each on a domestic battery charge, after an incident in which few details were released at the time. There is no record of Ellis' arrest or subsequent charges at the Peoria County Circuit Clerk's Office... [Full article here]
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