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Man Jailed for Threatening Girlfriend with Machete

by Sammy Edmonds posted Mar 24 2014 3:41PM
A Marion man was jailed for criminal confinement and intimidation with a deadly weapon among other charges after reportedly threatening to kill his girlfriend with a large knife after destroying her car.
 
Marion Police say 36-year-old Steven Cole only admitted to battering the 37-year-old female victim.  The victim and a second boyfriend told police he smacked her on the face as she was trying to dial 9-1-1, knocking the phone away breaking it.  Cole reportedly became enraged after learning his girlfriend was seeing the other man, took a baseball bat and bashed out the windows of the victim’s car, then threatened to kill her with a machete. 
 
Cole was arrested in the 100 block of West 11th Street after a neighbor called police. 
 
Cole faces criminal confinement with a deadly weapon, intimidation with a deadly weapon, criminal mischief, interfering with the reporting of a crime and possession of a controlled substance.
 
 
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03/24/2014 3:41PM
Man Jailed for Threatening Girlfriend with Machete
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