Arrest in Waterloo Assault of 2 Women

  The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office yesterday arrested a Greenwood man on multiple charges stemming from an incident on Riverfork Road, Waterloo back on September 27th. A man reportedly came to where his girlfriend was visiting another woman, then allegedly attacked them both and threw rocks at the residence and a vehicle outside.  33-year-old Michael Scott Rousey of 209 Glendale Avenue, Greenwood was charged with Criminal Domestic Violence 1st Offense, with Assault and Battery 3rd Degree, with Two Counts of Malicious Damage and with Unlawful Use of a Telephone.

  The incident reportedly occurred at a mobile home residence on Riverfork Road,Waterloo, where his girlfriend had gone to visit a Waterloo woman. Mr. Rousey allegedly assault his girlfriend, a woman from Lakeshore Drive,Greenwood, by hitting her in the left eye and on her jaw, causing minor apparent injury to her face.

He is also charged with assaulting the Waterloo woman at whose residence the incident occurred, hitting her on the left side of her face with a closed fist.

  Mr. Rousey also allegedly damaged the mobile home residence by throwing rocks into the windows and door, and damaged a 1992 Chevrolet Blazer at the residence by throwing rocks into the windows.

  Michael Rousey is also charged with using profane, obscene, vulgar language repeatedly in a telephone conversation with a deputy investigating the incident, for the purpose of annoying the victim.

   Michael Scott Rousey was being held overnight in the Laurens County Detention Center, pending a bond hearing on the charges today.