32-year-old Phillip Lewis was charged with domestic assault after his wife reported to police that he grabbed her around the neck and knocked her to the ground in an attempt to keep her from leaving, per report.
On April 6th, Officer Free responded to 133 Hunters Creek Boulevard in reference to a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, Phillip Lewis reported that he and his wife Catherine Lewis had been drinking and they started arguing because she wanted to leave. He admitted to physically blocking her from leaving but denied assaulting her.
Officers then spoke with Catherine, who stated she was involved in an argument with her husband and it escalated into Phillip grabbing her around the neck and knocking her to the ground. This caused an injury to her forehead, and Officer Free noted the observation of a red mark and bleeding on her forehead.
Phillip and Catherine’s child told officers she witnessed the incident and saw Phillip on top of Catherine when they were both on the ground and that Catherine was struggling and kicking at Phillip to get free. Officer Free noted that based on the evidence, Phillip was determined to be the primary aggressor.
Phillip Lewis was arrested and charged with domestic assault. His bond was set at $1,000.