Mickey Joseph accused of physically assaulting and choking his wife, court documents show

Mickey Joseph accused of physically assaulting and choking his wife, court documents show

Mickey Joseph is accused of physically assaulting and choking his wife, according to court documents. The former Nebraska interim football coach was arrested on Wednesday and is charged with strangulation. At approximately 1:54 p.m., officers responded to a residence near S 34th Street and Tree Line According to Lincoln Police Drive for Domestic Disorder. According to court documents, Priscilla Joseph, Mickey’s wife, told the dispatch that her husband had been “verbal and physical” with her. infidelity in the marriage, when Mickey pushed her onto the couch, according to court documents. She told officers that Mickey then climbed onto the couch and put his hands around her throat, according to court documents. on the couch and strangled me,” the court document states. According to court documents, Priscilla told officers she could not breathe until she pushed Mickey away. Priscilla told officers she tried to walk away, Mickey then grabbed her by the hair and pulled her back, knocking her down, according to court documents As she fell, Priscilla said Mickey punched her in the face. head with a clenched fist, according to court documents. The affidavit said officers observed “visible redness and swelling” around Priscilla’s left eye. According to court documents, officers also saw wisps of hair on one of Priscilla’s legs, which she said officers ripped from her head by Mickey, according to court documents Joseph also tried to flush Priscilla’s cell phone down the toilet before leaving the residence , according to court documents. A witness at the residence told officers they observed the incident and saw Mickey’s hands around Priscilla’s throat, and told officers they saw Mickey pushing Priscilla, according to court documents. An officer also observed Priscilla’s cell phone inside a container of rice, the affidavit Lincoln Police said at around 3:10 p.m., officers arrested 54-year-old Joseph at a separate location. . According to court documents, Joseph denied hitting Priscilla or grabbing her hair. On Thursday, he was ordered not to have contact with Priscilla or the residence where the alleged assault occurred by a Lancaster County judge. The 54-year-old faces up to three years in prison. Joseph’s next court appearance is scheduled for January 30 at 9 a.m. Nebraska athletic director Trev Alberts released a statement Wednesday after Joseph’s arrest became public knowledge. politician, he was placed on administrative leave. We will have no further comment at this time,” Alberts said in a statement. If you or someone you know is suffering from domestic violence, call the WCA hotline at 402-345-7273. The service group provides services to help victims escape abusive situations. Learn more on the WCA website.

Mickey Joseph is accused of physically assaulting and choking his wife, according to court documents.

The former Nebraska interim football coach was arrested on Wednesday and is charged with strangulation.

At approximately 1:54 p.m., officers responded to a residence near S 34th Street and Tree Line Drive for a domestic disturbance, according to Lincoln Police.

According to court documents, Priscilla Joseph, Mickey’s wife, told the dispatch that her husband had been “verbal and physical” with her.

Priscilla told officers at the scene that the two were arguing over alleged infidelity in the marriage, when Mickey pushed her onto the couch, according to court documents.

She told officers that Mickey then climbed onto the couch and put his hands around her throat, according to court documents.

“She specifically said, ‘He pushed me onto the couch and choked me,'” the court document states.

According to court documents, Priscilla told officers she couldn’t breathe until she pushed Mickey away. Priscilla told officers she tried to walk away, Mickey then grabbed her by the hair and pulled her back, knocking her down, according to court documents.

As she fell, Priscilla said Mickey hit her on the head with a clenched fist, according to court documents.

The affidavit said officers observed “visible redness and swelling” around Priscilla’s left eye. Officers also saw strands of hair on one of Priscilla’s legs, which she told officers had been ripped from her head by Mickey, according to court documents.

Joseph also attempted to flush Priscilla’s cellphone down the toilet before leaving the residence, court documents show.

A witness at the residence told officers they observed the incident and saw Mickey’s hands around Priscilla’s throat, and told officers they saw Mickey pushing Priscilla, according to court documents.

An officer also observed Priscilla’s cell phone inside a container of rice, according to the affidavit.

At around 3:10 p.m., officers arrested Joseph, 54, at a separate location, according to Lincoln Police.

According to court documents, Joseph denied hitting Priscilla or grabbing her hair.

Joseph, who was released on $20,000 bond on Thursday, was ordered not to have contact with Priscilla or the residence where the alleged assault occurred by a Lancaster County judge.

The 54-year-old faces up to three years in prison. Joseph’s next court appearance is scheduled for January 30 at 9 a.m.

Nebraska athletic director Trev Alberts released a statement Wednesday after Joseph’s arrest became public knowledge.

“I have been made aware of the charges against Coach Joseph and given the nature of the allegations and based on University policy, he has been placed on administrative leave. We will have no comment. additional at this time,” Alberts said in a statement.

If you or someone you know is suffering from domestic violence, call the WCA hotline at 402-345-7273. The service group provides services to help victims escape abusive situations. Learn more on the WCA website.

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