Man arrested after attacking wife and children with vehicle

Published 5:15 pm Monday, March 13, 2023

Editors note: According to communication received from the Vicksburg Police Department on Friday, March 17, Dotson has since had his charge reduced to a misdemeanor. VPD reported that, after further investigation into the incident, the events did not occur as the reporting party described.

Vicksburg Police Department officers responded to a domestic violence call reported in the parking lot of McDonald’s on Clay Street on Saturday around 10:20 p.m.

Rondeshello Deon Dotson, 30, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, domestic violence after he chased and rammed his vehicle into another vehicle occupied by his wife and three small children. After ramming the vehicle, Dotson continued to chase his wife and children for an unknown amount of time before they were able to get to safety and speak with an officer. There were no injuries reported.

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Dotson will be bound over to the Warren County Grand Jury.