A Lebanon man is facing charges after two separate incidents on Christmas day. Lebanon Police responded to a motel in the 18-hundred-block of West Elm where an assault had taken place. At the scene, the victim reported that 35 year old Cory Dean O’Quinn began yelling at her, grabbed her by the neck and threw her on the bed, and wouldn’t let her leave. He then allegedly choked her, punched her in the face, tried to choke her with a phone cord, and hit her in the head with a glass object. After O’Quinn passed out, the victim was able to call for help. Officers took him into custody, and while at the Laclede County Jail, O’Quinn allegedly assaulted a Laclede County Deputy. In addition to the charge of domestic assault with no bond and he is charged with assault with a bond of $1-thousand-dollars.

A Laclede County man was jailed after Laclede County Deputies responded to a report of a domestic assault at a residence in the 30 thousand block of Riley Drive, on Christmas Day. Witnesses told Deputies that Ryan Daniel Ellis grabbed the victim, squeezed her hard and then pulled her from the couch, causing her to hit her head on the floor. After the victim got up, Ellis allegedly backed her into a corner and punched a hole in the wall next to her head. Ellis is charged with one count of domestic assault with a bond of $10-thousand cash or surety. He is scheduled to appear in court on January 3rd.