Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
A Brownsville man was arrested tasered and charged with felony assault after Edmonson County deputies said they caught him in the act of strangling a woman on January 4, 2020.
The Edmonson County Sheriff's Office reported that county deputies and Brownsville City Police responded to 913 E. Hack Road to a third-party disturbance call. As officers arrived, they reported hearing a loud cry for help coming from inside the residence.
Officers entered the home and found Timothy D. McGrew, 60 of Brownsville actively assaulting the woman, according to a press release from the Sheriff's Office. Law enforcement said they ordered McGrew to cease his actions but he failed to do so which led to a deputy deploying a taser on McGrew, according to the release.
McGrew was arrested was taken into custody after complying with officer’s orders and charged with Assault 2nd degree, Strangulation 1st degree*, (both felonies), Resisting Arrest, and other misdemeanor charges.
*strangulation is a new felony assault charge that was signed into legislation in March, 2019