A man is accused of choking another man into unconsciousness Feb. 19 in the Harvester area, choked another man and then stole his ex-girlfriend’s car.
Brooks Hoy, 21, whose address was listed in Columbia, was charged Feb. 19 with tampering with a car, two counts of third-degree assault, third-degree domestic assault and resisting arrest.
A St. Charles County Sheriff’s deputy said Hoy was arguing with another man and choked him long enough that he went unconscious Feb. 19 in the 600 block of Emerald Meadows Court. A third man hit Hoy in the head with a baseball bat to make him let go, according to the report.
The deputy said Hoy also choked another man, who was trying to make Hoy let go of the first man.
Then, Hoy took his ex-girlfriend’s keys without her permission. According to the report, Hoy pushed his girlfriend several times and pushed her friend into a wall. Hoy drove off in her car. St. Charles County Sheriff’s deputies said they attempted to pull the vehicle over, but Hoy kept driving for about half a mile.
He then stopped the car and fled on foot, jumping three fences before officers took him into custody.
Hoy is being held in St. Charles County jail. Bond was set at $20,000.
If you have experienced or know someone who has experienced domestic or sexual violence, find resources through the Bridgeway Women’s Center by calling 877-946-6854; or call the Safe Connections 24-hour crisis hotline at 314-531-2003.
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