Mountain Grove Man Charged with Domestic Assault

A Mountain Grove man has been charged with domestic violence. On January 31st, Mountain Grove Resident Alexander Michael Mcauliffe was coming home from work when he allegedly got caught up in a wrestling match with the victim. He was intoxicated and was allegedly putting his hands on the victim’s neck, choking the victim, and threatening them saying “I’m going to kill you”. The victim was 9 weeks pregnant. Mcauliffe was transported to the Wright County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold. This is not the first time that Mcauliffe has been charged with domestic assault, as he was charged in December of 2023.