Clinton Public Safety filed Domestic Violence charges on a man yesterday, following his arrest late Sunday night. 40-year-old Shawn Milton Wright of 102 East Bluford Street,Clinton is charged with Third Offense Criminal Domestic Violence in connection with an altercation Sunday. In a warrant, Public Safety Officer Ritter states that Shawn Milton Wright threatened to cause the victim physical harm, allegedly telling her he would cut her throat if she did not leave the residence. He also allegedly threatened to kill the woman with whom he has had an amorous relationship and with whom he was cohabitating. The warrant further states that Mr. Wright has two prior convictions for Criminal Domestic Violence. A $25,000 cash or surety Bond was set on this charge.
Shawn Wright was also charged in citations issued Sunday night with Simple Possession of Marijuana and with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, these offenses allegedly occurring at 10:19 Sunday night on East Bluford near North Sloan Street.
Personal Recognizance Bonds of $620 were set on each of these charges.
Shawn Milton Wright was placed in theJohnsonDetentionCenter, where he remained this morning.