Pensacola, FL (March 21, 2019) – 50-year-old Fletcher McCullough was arrested after police reported he forced his way into his ex-wife’s home and pushed her in Pensacola.
The Pensacola Police Department arrived at the scene of the incident at the ex-wife’s residence to find that McCullough had shown up even though he and his wife had been separated for two and a half years. McCullough allegedly came up to her front door aggravated and started to approach the front door. This is when the victim blocked him from entering.
However, McCullough did not give up and forced his way through his ex-wife’s door by pushing her. He started to say “I know he’s in there” and walked up to a door that was locked in her home. He victim tried to block him but was shoved aside again.
When police spoke with the ex-wife, she told them that she told McCullough to leave and that one of her daughters was home and witnessed the incident. Witnesses told police that they heard McCullough forcing his way inside and thudding noises.
McCullough has since been charged with battery and burglary.
Pensacola Battery Laws
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