Originally created 05/02/04

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Man accused of assaulting

A man was jailed by North Augusta Department of Public Safety officers after a woman told them that he assaulted her and tried to take her to Columbia against her will Saturday morning, a report states.

Anthony Corey Perella, 27, of North Augusta, was charged with simple assault, the report states. Holly Johnson, 21, told officers that Mr. Perella came to her home on Village Parkway and struck her, knocking her to the ground, then took her keys and ordered her to get into his vehicle.

Husband charged with battery, obstruction

An Augusta anesthesiologist was jailed early Saturday after his wife told police that he hit her and prevented her from calling 911, a police report states.

Dr. Matthew Todd Kleinbub, 37, was charged with simple battery and obstruction of an emergency telephone call, according to Richmond County jail records.

Mother charged in fight with daughter

An Augusta mother was jailed Friday night after her daughter told sheriff's deputies that she was beaten with a stick, a police report states.

Myong Son Stokes, 55, was charged with simple battery and was booked into the Richmond County jail, the report shows.

The report states that Kimberly Stokes suffered redness on her left forearm.

Woman reports man fondling himself

An Augusta woman told Richmond County sheriff's deputies that a man stood behind her home and fondled himself in front of her early Saturday morning, a police report states.

The 62-year-old woman told deputies that at 2:18 a.m., her dogs began barking at the back door, and when she opened the door to let them out, she saw the man.

The woman told deputies that she saw the man with his pants down around his ankles.

Even after she told him she was going to call the police, the man just stood there until she called 911, the report states.

Store owner reports harassing phone call

The owner of a rug store told sheriff's deputies that he received a harassing phone call because of his ethnicity Friday, a police report states.

Shawn Parvarden, 47, told deputies that at 12:30 p.m., he received a phone call to the Heriz Persian Rugs store from a man who asked whether Persian rugs are from Iran.

Mr. Parvarden said that some were, and the man asked who would buy a rug from an Iranian, the report states.

Mr. Parvarden tried to explain to the man that he is a U.S. citizen, but the man became more irate and said "I'll come over there and fix you."

Three report shots fired at car, windows

Three people reported that someone had shot their car and business windows using a BB gun early Saturday morning, Richmond County sheriff's office reports state.

Ivy E. Allen, 24; Charles D. Allen, 20; and Phillip B. Bryan told sheriff's deputies that the shots were fired before 2:30 a.m. Mr. and Ms. Allen told deputies that their car windows had been damaged by the shots, the reports state.

Mr. Bryan told deputies that the shots had damaged a display window at Liberty Bell Loans.