1/30 – 1:27 a.m. – Police responded to a domestic disturbance in progress, between a male and female in a dating relationship, on Pine Street. The male subject was taken into custody. An investigation was conducted and the report was forwarded to the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office. On February 1st the states attorney’s office charged the defendant, Michael C. Robinett, age 27 of Millstadt with the following:
Count 1: Aggravated Domestic Battery – Strangulation: in that the defendant, in committing a domestic battery, strangled the victim, a family/household member of the defendant, in that the said defendant intentionally impeded the normal breathing or circulation of blood of the victim by applying pressure to the throat or neck of the victim. A Class 2 Criminal Felony, Category A Offense.
Count 2: Domestic Battery – Physical Contact: in that the defendant, knowingly made physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature with the victim, a family/household member of the defendant, in that he head-butted the victim. A Class A Misdemeanor, Category A Offense.
His bond was set at $50,000.