On Sunday, January 10, 2016, members of the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office were called to a report of domestic violence occurring in La Belle, Missouri. Upon arrival, law enforcement located a female victim with bodily injuries. Lewis County Deputies arrested Terry Starr, age 33, on Domestic Assault charges.
On Monday, January 11, 2016, Mr. Starr was formally charged with one count of Domestic Assault in the 2nd Degree, a Class C Felony. Mr. Starr was lodged in the Lewis County Jail in lieu of a $25,000 cash only bond.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the State Highway Patrol.
Starr was scheduled for a court appearance on January 19, 2016, which was continued until February 1, 2016, and was released on his own recognizance.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.