Posted: Feb 24, 2014 2:19 PMUpdated: Feb 24, 2014 2:19 PM
Hooker's Burglary and Assault Charges
A Bartlesville man is free on a $15,000 bond after he was arrested last week for allegedly choking his wife. 39-year old Shawn Leroy Hooker is charged with domestic assault and battery by strangulation, first degree burglary, and protective order violation. Bartlesville police were called were called to investigate a possible stabbing at an apartment located in the 100 block of West 18th. According to a court affidavit, Hooker's wife told the police that the suspect entered her apartment without permission and tried to persuade her to drop the protective order against him. During the altercation, the woman tried to call the police, but Hooker took her phone, pushed her, and grabbed her throat with his hands. The woman grabbed a knife and stabbed Hooker in attempt to get him off of her. Once Hooker was stabbed, he left the scene. The suspect had a minor wound and he refused treatment. The victim provided a copy of the protective order to the authorities. Hooker is due back in Washington County District Court on March 28th.
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