Detroit man charged after ‘violently' physically assaulting his pregnant girlfriend, officials say
DETROIT – A Detroit man has been charged in connection with the assault and torture of his pregnant girlfriend, according to Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy’s office. Billy Ray Cromer, 30, has been charged with assault with intent to do great bodily harm, torture and felonious assault. Officials said the incident occurred on Friday at 8 p.m. in the 8830 block of Rosemont Avenue in Detroit. Cromer is accused of going to the home he shared with his girlfriend and violently physically assaulting her. He is accused of grabbing her by the neck, choking her, and repeatedly punching her in the stomach and head.
Police: Canton man charged with torture, assault for attacking wife with power saw, hurting his kids
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A Canton Township man has been charged with torture and assault after he attacked his wife with a power saw and injured his two minor children, police said. Oswald John Tallent, 46, is accused of seriously injuring his wife with a power saw, according to authorities. Tallent is charged with assault with intent to commit murder, torture, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder or by strangulation, third-degree child abuse and third habitual offender. The first assault charge and the torture charge each carry a maximum sentence of life in prison, authorities said. The second assault charge is a 10-year felony and the child abuse charge is a two-year felony.
Canton man accused of assaulting wife with saw, slamming 8-year-old on ground
CANTON, Mich. – A Canton man is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted his wife with a saw and slammed an 8-year-old girl on the ground, police said. Oswald John Tallent, 46, is charged with assault with intent to murder, torture, assault with intent to do great bodily harm and 3rd-degree child abuse in connection with the incident. Officers were called to the 7300 block of Stonebrook Drive at about 1:15 p.m. Monday for a domestic assault report. Police said they found a woman in the driveway with lacerations on her face and body. Tallent is accused of using a saw to harm his wife before slamming the 8-year-old girl on the ground and dragging her up the driveway by her hair, police said.