Affidavit: Man arrested after grabbing woman’s hair, dragging her in motel parking lot

Affidavit: Man arrested after grabbing woman’s hair, dragging her in motel parking lot
Jerome Sims, 43, Vanderburgh Co. Jail

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Officers were dispatched to Esquire Motel around 4:14 Saturday morning in reference to a domestic violence situation.

A detective was driving by the motel when he noticed a man, later identified as 43-year-old Jerome Sims, arguing with a woman in the motel parking lot.

According to the affidavit, the detective saw Sims grab the victim’s hair and begin dragging her.

Authorities say another officer arrived on scene and drew his taser on Sims. After Sims ignored the officer’s commands to get on the ground, the officer used his taser on him.

Officers were then able to handcuff him.

Sims is facing the following charges:

  • Criminal Confinement
  • Battery
  • Resisting Law Enforcement
  • Public Intox
  • Disorderly Conduct

He was taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where he is currently being held.

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