7/25/2013 5:32 PM
by Rebecca Turco
BECKLEY - A Raleigh County man is arrested today after allegedly breaking and entering into his ex-wife's residence and attacking her.
Michael Dewayne Sears, 41, of Cool Ridge is charged with
nighttime burglary and domestic battery. Sears went to his ex-wife's residence in Stanaford and
demanded to be let inside, according to the criminal complaint. When she did not open the door, he kicked the
back door open, forced his way inside and attacked her.
Sears is in Southern Regional Jail on a $25,000 bond.