Man Charged for Assaulting Woman

An Oran Missouri man is facing charges after he was taken into custody by police in Jackson on Thursday. The man who was arrested was identified as 42 year-old Damathan L. Stevens. He was charged with the class B felony of first-degree domestic assault. His bond is $100,000 cash only. Stevens is being held at the Cape Girardeau County Detention Center. Police say, they responded to a domesticassault in progress near the intersection of Shawnee and Old Cape Road in Jackson. Police say, that when they arrived on the scene they found a female victim that had severe injuries to her face. The suspect fled the scene before police arrived. The suspect was taken into custody after he was scene walking a short distance away from where the incident had occurred.

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