Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Monday, October 26, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 15° Clear
News >  Spokane

Spokane Valley man charged with assaulting woman for second time this year

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019

A Spokane Valley man was arrested Wednesday on three felony domestic violence charges after allegedly grabbing a woman by the throat, throwing her to the floor, punching her in the face and breaking a no-contact order. The same man was arrested for assaulting the same woman in May.

Spokane Valley police responded Wednesday morning to a report of a domestic violence assault and found the victim had a no-contact order against her alleged assailant, 23-year-old Chase M. Weiler.

Weiler allegedly cornered the victim in a bathroom, grabbed her by the throat and threw her against the wall on Tuesday evening, according to court documents.

The victim told police her eyes went blurry and that she almost passed out. Weiler released his grip and the victim fell to the floor, coughing and dry heaving, according to court documents. When the victim tried to leave, Weiler allegedly pushed her back into the room and punched her in the face, court documents state.

When police interviewed the victim the next morning, they reportedly saw bruising around her neck and on her face.

A child was present but unharmed during the alleged assault.

Weiler was arrested on Wednesday and charged with assault in the second degree, violation of a no-contact order and unlawful imprisonment.

Weiler was arrested and charged with assaulting the same victim on May 29.

At that time, the victim told police Weiler pointed a pistol at her head and grabbed her by the throat, according to a Spokane Valley Police Department statement.

Investigators later determined the gun was a BB gun, according to the statement.

Weiler was charged with two counts of assault in the second degree, harassment and assault in the fourth degree.

He was released on $10,000 bond after his first court appearance on May 29.

As of Friday afternoon, Weiler was being held in the Spokane County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Subscribe to the Coronavirus newsletter

Get the day’s latest Coronavirus news delivered to your inbox by subscribing to our newsletter.



New health insurance plans available Nov. 1 through Washington Healthplanfinder

 (Photo courtesy WAHBE)
Sponsored

Fall means the onset of the cold and flu season.