Man accused of putting kids in vehicle, driving it into residence 3 times

  

Pictured above: Jose Gabriel Reyes – Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office

PRESS RELEASE

Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On Thursday, December 5, 2019 Iredell County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 149 Cheshire Ridge Road in reference to a domestic disturbance.

While responding to the location, deputies received additional information about the suspect using a vehicle to ram into the victim’s residence, and he had already struck the home two times.

Deputies arrived on scene and located the suspect, Jose Gabriel Reyes, and another family members standing at the intersection of Cartwright Road and Cheshire Ridge Road. Reyes appeared to be intoxicated, and was bleeding from his right arm.

Deputies determined Reyes had been drinking alcohol, and at some point had gotten into a verbal altercation with other family members inside the home. Reyes then took the three children from inside the mobile home and put them into a vehicle. Reyes then rammed the residence three different times causing damage to the residence and to his vehicle. While Reyes was ramming the residence with his vehicle that one of the three children received minor injuries during the incident. The injuries received did not require any medical attention.

Deputies called the Iredell County Department of Social Services responded to the scene to conduct a child welfare investigation.

Reyes was arrested at the scene and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was charged with: Three Counts of Misdemeanor Child Abuse, Three Counts of Misdemeanor Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Two Counts of Misdemeanor Injury to Property, and Misdemeanor Simple Assault. Reyes was taken before Magistrate D. Chambers, and Magistrate P. Tutterrow who issued him a 10,000.00 dollar secured bond.

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