FORT WALTON BEACH, FL (OKALOOSA COUNTY) - A criminal news story on weartv.com reports that a Fort Walton Beach man has been arrested and is facing several criminal charges, including aggravated assault with a weapon when he placed a pistol in his girlfriend's mouth and then began making threats of murdering the victim.
According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office report, the suspect, a 49-year-old man, allegedly shoved the victim onto the sofa during an argument, drew out his pistol, and then placed the handgun to the victim's head. The attack took place at around 11:45 at night.
The victim informed the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office deputies that the suspect then put his pistol inside of her mouth, and he threatened the suspect that he would murder her. The report states that the suspect then removed the handgun from the victim's mouth, and the victim stated to deputies that she begged the suspect for her life and she begged the suspect not to murder her. The victim then told the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office deputies that the suspect calmed down.
Two days after the violent episode, the victim permitted the suspect to drop the victim off at her job. The victim then explained to law enforcement that she did not consent to the suspect using her car freely, and she feared that the suspect would leave the state. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office deputies noticed a bruise on the inside of the victim's mouth.
He was booked into the Okaloosa County Jail and was able to be released on a $21,500 bond.