Man arrested after threatening to kill woman

Kenosha County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man after he struck a woman and threatened to kill her at a home in the 2200 block of 30th Avenue in Somers early Wednesday.

The man was taken into custody following the 1:32 a.m. incident, according to a sheriff's department report. Authorities recommended charges of battery and disorderly conduct, both involving domestic violence.

According to the report, the man had yelled at the woman and struck her in the face with a closed fist. He later threw her to the floor, striking her repeatedly while calling her names and saying he would kill her and that he hoped she died.

Inmate moved after attack in jail

A Kenosha County Jail inmate was placed in segregate quarters after he was accused of choking another inmate during an altercation in the jail at 1000 55 St. on Wednesday.

Sean M. Tufnell, 27, was detained and removed to separate quarters following the 2:08 p.m. incident, according to a Kenosha County Sheriff's Department report. Authorities recommended charges of battery against a prisoner, strangulation/suffocation, both felonies, as well as disorderly conduct and four counts of violating institutional rules.

According to the report, Tufnell grabbed the other inmate from behind, placed him in a chokehold and then dragged him to the windows in front of a group of inmates. The suspect allegedly yelled at other inmates, stating he would do the same to them.

The man was able to get free of Tufnell after other inmates intervened, according to the report.

The victim declined treatment. Tuffnell is in jail for disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property

Man threatens to shoot woman

A Kenosha man was arrested after he allegedly threatened a woman at a home in the 1100 block of 61st Street Thursday.

The 35-year-old man was taken into custody following the 8:19 a.m. incident, according to a Kenosha Police Department report. Police recommended charges of disorderly conduct involving domestic violence, and a probation and parole violation.

According to the report, the two argued and the suspect pushed the woman back. He then told the woman he would have another woman come by and beat her up while he obtained a gun to shoot her.

Upon his arrest, he told officers he was not at the woman's home and denied threatening her, but wanted back the keys to his apartment. Police later discovered he was under supervision with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections for a previous offense.

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