St. Charles County officials also said Brooks Hoy choked a second man and pushed his girlfriend and another woman.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Wednesday, February 27
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 …
The man posted $1,000 for bond as the woman requested he be released from jail. The judge barred him from contacting his wife.
A St. Peters man punched his wife and grabbed her nose, causing it to bleed on Feb. 10, police said. Stephan Surplus, 43, of the 1500 block of Athens Drive in St. Peters, was charged Feb. 10 with third-degree domestic assault. St. Peters Police said Surplus punched his wife in the arm twice, shoved her over and then grabbed her nose, causing a nosebleed. Officers reported that a witness said Surplus is an excessive alcohol drinker and uses cocaine. “The victim believes if he is released, he will return to the house and assault her again,” police wrote in a report. “The suspect appeared to be increasingly agitated at the prospect of being removed from the residence.” Surplus posted 10 percent of a $10,000 bond and was released Monday. The …