Pieces of chair thrown in domestic dispute
An escalating argument results in a Kirksville man behind bars.
Richard Veach, 42 is charged with a felony count of domestic assault. He is being held in the Adair County jail under $25,000 cash only bond.
According to court papers, Veach grabbed the victim by the throat, then broke a wooden kitchen chair, throwing a piece of it at the victim, who raised a hand for defensive purposes and was struck causing a large cut on the palm. Veach is also accused of striking the victim with another piece of the chair.
His initial court date has not yet been set.