According to a press release issued by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department, on February 8, 2016, Jon T. Allensworth, age 35, of La Belle, Missouri was arrested on a charge of Domestic Assault-2nd Degree, a Class C Felony.
Members of law enforcement responded to LaBelle, Missouri to a domestic disturbance.
Upon further investigation it was determined Mr. Allensworth had thrown a knife towards the victim in a threatening manner.
Mr. Allensworth is currently lodged in the Lewis County Jail in lieu of a $10,000 cash only bond.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.