Two Men Arrested on Assault Charges
COLUMBIA - Boone County Sheriff deputies arrested two men for a weekend assault and burglary in Columbia Sunday.
Deputies arrested Kelsey C. Skouby, 25, and Jessie G. Smith, 22 each for two counts of 3rd degree assault and one count of 1st degree burglary.
Boone County Sheriff said the pair entered a Prathersville Road home Saturday looking for a man they both knew. After learning he was inside, deputies said the men entered the home without permission, found the man and assaulted him.
Deputies said two other people were at the residence during the attack. Deputies also said as the men were leaving the residence, one of the suspects pushed a woman against a wall and threatened her. The other suspect punched an additional man at the residence.
The assault victim was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
Skouby, of Auxvasse, and Smith, of Columbia, face $1,000 bonds for the assault. Boone County Sheriff had not set bonds for the burglary charges as of Sunday evening.