Sikeston Man Charged With Assault After Running Over Woman

A preliminary hearing is scheduled later this month for a Sikeston man facing multiple charges after allegedly running over a woman with a vehicle in Charleston. Ronald Lee Taylor, 34, of Sikeston was charged with first degree domestic assault-serious physical injury; armed criminal action among other charges, court records say. On May 23, an officer with Charleston Department of Public Safety investigated a domestic disturbance on the parking lot of Pilot Truck Stop in Charleston where a 46-year-old female was reportedly run over, according to according to Charleston DPS Chief Robert Hearnes. Taylor was later arrested and placed in jail with bond set at $500,000 cash only. Police say the female was transported for medical attention with serious injuries. The matter is still under investigation.


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