Police: man assaulted woman, caused $1,000 in property damagePosted on 6 February 2018 at 12:31pm
COLUMBIA - Officers arrested a man following a report of domestic violence and property damage at a home in east Columbia.
Police went to the home on Albany Drive shortly before 8 p.m. on Monday. They said Geoffrey Burris, 28, attacked the victim by grabbing her robe and shoulder, picking her up, and throwing her onto a couch. He then allegedly tore her clothes and kept her from leaving before grabbing her throat and yelling at her.
At one point, the victim tried to send her husband a text message, but Burris reportedly grabbed the phone and and wouldn't give it back. He also allegedly caused more than $1,000 in damage to the victim's vehicle and numerous items in the home.
When police arrived, they said Burris went into the basement and wouldn't come out, despite repeated commands by officers. Police searched his bedroom and said they found methamphetamine, used needles, and spoons.
Burris was eventually arrested on suspicion of domestic assault, false imprisonment, property damage, resisting arrest, stealing, and use of drug paraphernalia.
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