Police in Florida staked out at a house on a hunch one thing was improper, and it was.
Based on an arrest affidavit from the Cape Coral Police Division, 911 operators acquired a name of a “doable battery” round 6:15 a.m. Feb. 2.
Upon arrival to the residence, an officer tried to make contact with the caller, knocking on the door and ringing the doorbell “a number of occasions,” however there was no reply.
The cop then executed a verify of the residence however was unable to find out if anybody was residence or nonetheless asleep.
“No indicators of misery have been noticed,” stated the report, and the officer left.
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A bit over an hour later, one other emergency name got here in from a feminine saying she was the one who had phoned earlier than and wanted assist instantly.
The officer returned to the house and waited exterior to see if anybody went in or out. At roughly 8:15 a.m., he wrote that he noticed the storage door open and a lady exit the storage. The cop pulled as much as her in his patrol automobile and advised her he was investigating a “doable disturbance.”
The lady stated her boyfriend “had been hitting her all evening,” and woke her up with a warning: “We’re going to have a nasty day at this time.”
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This wasn’t the primary violent encounter between the 2, the criticism says. The lady additionally stated her boyfriend, later recognized as Sean Raynes, attacked her with a mallet, putting her within the middle of her head throughout an argument of their front room a number of days earlier on Jan. 31.
The sufferer reported that her head “started to bleed,” and Raynes advised her, “You higher cease bleeding, as a result of I’m not taking you to the hospital.” The sufferer stated she then took a bathe.
One other Cape Coral officer subsequently arrived to interview the defendant, who acknowledged that he had no thought why police have been referred to as as a result of the 2 hadn’t even argued. He then stated his girlfriend “might” have an lively safety order in opposition to him.
Certainly, after checking with dispatch, the sufferer did have a courtroom order in opposition to Raynes.
The cops have been in a position to see the bloody laceration on the highest of the girl’s head from being struck with the mallet, and “recent bruising” from being struck by the defendant earlier within the day. She additionally confirmed the “location of the assault and the blood stains.”
The mallet, together with photos of accidents and the crime scene, have been all submitted into proof, in keeping with the report.
The sufferer was supplied with home violence data and Raynes positioned in handcuffs, after being arrested on possible trigger. The 36-year-old faces a number of fees together with aggravated battery with a lethal weapon, kidnapping/false imprisonment and violation of a restraining order.
He stays in custody, with a courtroom date set for Feb. 20.