Police: Burnham man behind bars after assaulting, threatening to kill girlfriend

Jul 01, 2014
Source: Waldo County Sheriff's Office Randolph Dodge

Burnham — A Burnham man remains in jail after being arrested on multiple charges of domestic violence after an altercation with his girlfriend the evening of June 26.

Waldo County Sheriff's Deputy Daniel Thompson and Sgt. James Greeley responded to a domestic disturbance call at about 8:30 p.m. at a residence on Troy Road in Burnham. Officers met with the victim and were able to determine from evidence at the scene than an assault had occurred, according to a press release from the sheriff's office.

The victim told officers her boyfriend, Randolph Dodge, 44, physically assaulted her by striking her, pulling her hair, holding her down on the floor and threatening to kill her while holding a knife to the victim's throat, the release states. The victim told police the argument started because Dodge was upset with her for being at a neighbor's house.

Based on physical evidence and victim statements, Dodge was arrested and charged with aggravated domestic assault, domestic terrorizing with a dangerous weapon, domestic violence reckless conduct and obstructing the report of a crime.

Dodge is being held at Two Bridges Regional Jail on $10,000 cash bail.



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