The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Crime & Courts

January 29, 2013

Three men face assault charges in domestic cases



Felony assault charges have been filed in three domestic disturbances to which Joplin police responded recently.

Police Cpl. Chuck Niess said Chris W. Schlichting, 39, was charged with second-degree domestic assault after a disturbance Thursday night at 2323 S. McConnell Ave.

Schlichting is accused of grabbing his wife, Rebecca S. Walton, 32, by the neck and attempting to shove a wedding ring down her throat. He then allegedly put a gun to her head. Niess said Schlichting never discharged the gun, and Walton did not require medical attention.

Tyler A. Johnson, 20, was arrested Friday night after a disturbance at 1103 S. St. Louis Ave. Niess said Johnson is accused of putting a knife to the throat of his girlfriend, Amanda M. Wilson, 31, and shoving her. She did not require medical attention. Johnson was charged with second-degree domestic assault.

Walter L. Houston, 50, was charged with second-degree domestic assault after a disturbance Monday night at 1628 S. Texas Ave. Houston is accused of choking his girlfriend, Terri L. Dry, 44. She declined medical attention, Niess said.

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