Fayette County Man Arrested For Choking, Headbutting His Wife, And Threatening To Kill Her

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A Fayette County man has been arrested on domestic and gun charges.

Andrew T. Hicks, 31 of Edmond,  was arrested this morning on warrants obtained following a domestic incident involving his wife. The complaint alleges that Mr.  Hicks had shoved her down, choked and headbutted her causing injuries. The complaint further alleges that Mr. Hicks brandished a handgun on her while traveling in a vehicle when she attempted to get out, and threatened to kill her if she continued to do so.

Hicks was charged with Domestic Battery and Brandishing a Deadly Weapon.  He was unable to post the $25,000 cash bond set by the Fayette County Magistrate’s Office at the time of his arraignment.

If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-3590, or through our Facebook page “Fayette County Sheriff’s Department,” or you can contact Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP. This incident remains under investigation by Deputy First Class S.K. Neal of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

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