35-year-old Riverton resident facing 4th battery charge

by | Jan 16, 2020 4:42PM

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Emery Tindall, 35, of Riverton, is facing a 3rd or subsequent domestic battery charge and criminal trespass charge. These charges come after a report of a physical altercation that is alleged to have occurred at a Riverton residence on November 26th, 2019.

Tindall waived his preliminary hearing on January 2nd, 2020. The case was transferred to District Court for arraignment. As of today, January 16th, a court date has not been set.

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Court documents report Tindall allegedly broke into the Riverton residence and threw the victim around. He then took off on foot. The Riverton Police Department tracked him down by following his footprints in the snow outside of the residence. He was reportedly found “under a parked pickup.”

The responding officer noted “welt-like swelling” on the outside of the resident’s leg. They also complained of shoulder pain and had a ripped t-shirt.

Domestic Battery – 3rd of Subsequent charge is a felony with a maximum penalty of imprisonment for no more than 10 years, a fine of no more than $10,000 or both. Court documents list this charge as an “Enhancement,” noting Tindall has three previous battery convictions; two in 2012 and one in 2019. The Criminal Trespass charge is a misdemeanor with a maximum penalty of imprisonment for no more than 6 months, a fine of no more than $750, or both.

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