Violent Domestic Leads to Arrest
On September 12. 2021, Parsons Police Officers were called to the 2300 block of Crawford for a reported domestic fight that took place.
Upon arrival, officers spoke to all involved parties and interviewed any potential witnesses as well. The victim's account of the situation along with witnesses and physical evidence of the battery that took place led officers to make an arrest.
Johnathon Quinton Ray Jones, 20 of Parsons, was arrested on suspicion of Aggravated Domestic Battery. Jones was taken into custody without incident and charges are being filed through the Labette County Attorney's Office.
The charges that are being requested are for 5 counts of Aggravated Domestic Battery, 1 count of Aggravated Kidnapping, 2 counts of Aggravated Intimidation of a Witness, 1 count of Aggravated Robbery, 1 count of Aggravated Child Endangerment, 1 count of Aggravated Sexual Battery, 2 counts of Domestic Battery and 1 count of Criminal Restraint. Jones is currently being held until he is appeared in front of a Labette County District Court Judge.
Parsons Police Chief Robert Spinks said, "It is thankful that witnesses were able to call 911 and report this incident. Domestic Violence has long plagued our city and our families. Here is a domestic with a young child involved, these types of domestic situations can turn deadly especially with children involved. See It, Hear It, Report It works great for a lot of criminal activity, but domestics are usually not one of them. It is thankful that this situation was able to be observed and reported before more serious or permanent harm could be done."
The Parsons Police wants to remind everyone that if you have a family member, friend, or loved one that is in a bad situation please use the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or visit the web at www.thehotline.org. You can also call 911 for an emergency or the Parsons Police Department at 421-7060.
This continues to be an on-going investigation and citizens are encouraged to "See It, Hear It, Report It." If anyone has any further information on this incident or any other criminal activity, please contact the Parsons Police Department at 421-7060 or call the Tip Line at 421-7057 or email at email@example.com.
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