MEIGS COUNTY — One person is facing felonious assault and domestic violence charges after an early morning incident on Monday.
According to a news release from the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, Budd J. Smith, 31, is facing charges after allegedly chasing a man down in his car, ramming him and then trying to run him off the road.
The incident began around midnight and ended around 5 a.m., Monday. The incident began as a domestic violence complaint in Pomeroy.
The victim later contacted the Sheriff’s Office and stated she was on her way to Smith’s residence in the Chester area, because he had allegedly stolen her medication. Another man was driving her to the residence.
Upon their arrival at Smith’s residence, Smith reportedly got in a vehicle and began chasing them on Darst Road and Sumner Road.
There was also a five-year-old boy in the vehicle with the victim and her driver.
When the deputies arrived at the scene, Smith was trying the climb through the passenger side window of the other vehicle.
Smith faces felonious assault, domestic violence and possibly other charges.