Crime reports: Vicksburg man chokes, threatens to kill girlfriend

Published 4:21 pm Monday, January 25, 2021

A Vicksburg man has been charged with aggravated assault, domestic violence following an incident Saturday afternoon.

Saturday, at 4:06 p.m., officers responded to an address in the 800 block of West Pine Street in reference to an assault.

The victim reported her boyfriend Martin McWilliams, 41, of Vicksburg, choked her and threatened to kill her if she called the police during an altercation.

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McWilliams, who was at the scene when officers arrived, was arrested on one count of aggravated assault, domestic violence. Officials said there was evidence of the victim having been choked.

During his initial court appearance Monday, McWilliams received a $35,000 bond from Judge Angela Carpenter. His case was also bound over to the grand jury.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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