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Man Rammed Pickup Into Front Door Trying to Hit Wife, Police Say

St. Peters Police said the man had pushed her out of his truck and tried to back over her when she ran into the house.

Police said a man drove his pickup truck into his front door while trying to run over his wife Oct. 1 in St. Peters.

Timothy P. McMorris, 34, was charged Tuesday with third-degree domestic assault and second-degree child endangerment.

St. Peters Police said McMorris pushed his wife out of his pickup truck, put the truck in reverse and tried to hit her with the truck. The woman ran into their house in the first block of Pilot Hill Court and grabbed the couple’s 9-year-old daughter just inside the doorway, police said.

McMorris continued backing his truck up towards the woman and ran it into the front of the house, damaging the front entrance, according to the police report.

If you have experienced or know someone who has experienced domestic or sexual violence, find resources through the St. Louis Ending Violence Against Women Network or call the Safe Connections 24-hour crisis hotline at 314-531-2003.

For more crime information on St. Peters Patch, see the following information:

  • Man Charged After Assaulting Girlfriend Along I-370
Heather October 10, 2012 at 02:44 AM
This story is not accurate and should be removed! This is not at all what happened! He never tried to run me over with his truck
Joe Scott October 10, 2012 at 03:40 PM
All of the information was taken from the probable cause statement, which is prepared by St. Peters Police, in court records after charges were filed against Mr. McMorris.
katie October 11, 2012 at 04:55 PM
So what happened? He was looking for his sunglasses and didn't realize he was backing over you?
Keepalowprofile November 15, 2012 at 03:52 AM
Heather, You are an abused woman... Get out now while you can walk. No matter how sorry he says he is, No matter how many times he says "it will never happen again." It will. Leave now, you have a daughter to raise... Don't make her Motherless with a father in prison.
Keepalowprofile March 26, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Why do these old stories keep popping up like they are brand new news???

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