The Washington Times-Herald

December 21, 2013

Odon man arrested after beating pregnant woman

By Nate Smith Times Herald
The Washington Times-Herald

---- — ODON — An Indiana State Police tactical team was used to arrest an Odon man Friday morning following accusations he beat a pregnant woman.

Ronald G. Williams, 55, 14254N 1250E, was arrested by state police on several charges in connection with a domestic dispute. According to a press release, two people approached Trooper Kurtis Blunk at Chuckle’s gas station in Odon.

They told Blunk about their friend, a pregnant woman, was allegedly beaten by Williams at the house.

Blunk found through an investigation the woman, who is four months pregnant, had been beaten in the stomach by a vacuum cleaner. Williams also allegedly shot a shotgun at the woman four times.

An arrest warrant was served for Williams at his home. T

he state police Emergency Response Team served the warrant to him.

Although Williams came out of the home with a shotgun, he surrendered to troopers without struggle.

The release said an unknown amount of methamphetamine was found at the house.

Williams was charged with battery on a pregnant woman, possession of methamphetamine, criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon and reckless possession of paraphernalia.

He is being held at the Daviess County Security Center on $1 million bond.