Cecil B. Skyles, address unknown, is due to appear in Hamilton County Sessions Court on Wednesday. He is charged with Aggravated Stalking, Domestic Assault, False Imprisonment and Violation of an Order of Protection.
According to an affidavit of complaint, Skyles sent texts to his estranged wife on Oct. 25. The victim had obtained an order of protection against Skyles, the report states. The victim told police that when she left her job at an East Ridge bar at 4:30 a.m., Skyles jumped out of the bushes and abducted her. The woman told officers that Skyles put his hand over here mouth and told her that if she made a sound that he would kill her. The report states that the victim tried to run but that Skyles grabbed her by the hair and wrestled her to the ground. She told officer that he then forced her into his vehicle and drove her to the boat ramp at Chickamauga Dam. The victim told police that Skyles parked the vehicle on the ramp facing the water and told her if he couldn’t have her that no one could. She told officers that she feared Skyles was going to drive the vehicle into the water. The victim, the report states, begged Skyles to back the vehicle away from the ramp and that eventually he complied. The report states that the victim finally convinced Skyles to bring her back to her house in East Ridge, as she had to pick up her child. The victim told police that the entire time Skyles had her in the vehicle she was unable to use her phone. Skyles, the victim said, dropped her off at her place of employment at 6 a.m., and she immediately drove home and notified authorities.
The report states that the victim had a large bruise on the underside of her right bicep consistent with being grabbed, and had dirt on the back of her shirt, consistent with her story of being wrestled to the ground.
The victim had received an order of protection against Skyles earlier this year. On Oct. 15, police responded to a traffic accident at the Taco Bell on Ringgold Road. According to a separate affidavit, Skyles had blocked in the victim’s car, forcing the woman to ram his vehicle in an effort to get away from him.
Skyles is being held in the Hamilton County Jail without bond, records show.
_ 724 Astor Lane: On Saturday, a police officer was pulling in the sally port at the ERPD when he encountered a woman with a bloody face. The woman told the officer that she had been assaulted by her fiance, Nickolas Robert Mallet, after they had argued about their house being messy and him not cleaning it. According to an affidavit of complaint, The woman claimed that two of Mallet’s friends were at the house and sided with him in the argument. The woman claimed that Mallet then started pushing her and punched her in the face several times. The woman told police that she left the house, due to Mallet having her phone, and went to the police department to report the incident. The report says the woman was taken to the hospital for medical evaluation and a possible broken nose. The report states that police went to the residence where they encountered a belligerent Mallet who denied assaulting his fiance. Mallet told police that he had witnesses to the incident, but they left the scene prior to police arrival and were not immediately located. Mallet was charged with Domestic Assault. He is due to appear in East Ridge Municipal Court on Nov. 17.
_ 5700 Roper St.: On Saturday, police were called to the Speedway on Ringgold Road in response to a disorder. According to reports, officers were met by a woman who was later determined to be the victim of an alleged assault. The report states the woman told police that she had stopped by her house on Roper Street after getting back from Knoxville. She told officers that a few days ago she had broken up with her boyfriend who shares the house with her. The report states that the woman went into the house to check to see if anyone was home. The house was apparently empty, she told police. The report states that the woman went into the kitchen and was placing items in the freezer when she was grabbed from behind by her boyfriend, Shawn Quinta Mosley, and placed in a headlock. The woman told police that she was choked violently and was beginning to black out. The report states that the woman told officers that Mosley began to beat her and punch her all over her body. The woman told officers that Mosley continued to beat her, then left the room saying, “I’m going to stop now before I kill you.” The woman ran from the house got in her car and drove to the Speedway where she called police. The report states that the woman had sustained a number of injuries to her face, eyes, hand and neck. He left eye, the report states, was “nearly swollen shut.” The woman drove herself to the hospital for medical attention. Mosley was charged with Aggravated Domestic Assault and is due to appear in Municipal Court on Nov. 24.