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Domestic abuse charges filed on Alton man

Thursday, June 13, 2002

ALTON -- An Alton man was arrested last week on charges of felony domestic assault and felony abuse of a child.

Jerry D. Cook, 31, of Alton is charged with trying to choke Ashlee Privette on April 17 and with inflicting cruel and inhuman punishment on a 2-year old child, hitting the child in the head and in the body. The charge also adds that Cook allegedly threw the child while the child was in a car seat.

He is in the Oregon County Jail at Alton with a bond set at $15,000.

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