Millville Woman Faces a Pistol During a 5 hour Dispute

MILLVILLE – On Monday, April 1st,  a female reported to the Shasta County Deputies that her husband pointed a loaded pistol directly at her and claimed he was going to kill her- the woman’s husband of 25 years.  The husband, identified as Robert Weichers, 58, then aimed the gun at the floor near her and pulled the trigger- a shot was fired.

2400 block Quail Terrace Ln satellite pic of assault location

The woman told police that her husband pulled the trigger multiple times with the gun facing her direction.  The only shot fired was the one aimed at the floor. She reported to deputies that during the assault, Weichers pelted the gun at her and it struck her head.  Additionally, he punched her multiple times.

Reportedly, no medical attention was needed. The victim was locked in the bedroom with her husband against her will.  Later, she was able to safely flee from the residence located on the 2400 block of Quail Terrace.

The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit assisted Deputies in this case and learned that the incident actually occurred late at night on Monday, March 25.  The entirety of the physical and verbal altercation was approximately 5 hours.  On April 2, detectives attempted to interview the assailant, however, he remained uncooperative.   Weichers is being held at the Shasta County Jail on a series of charges including: domestic violence, felony assault with a firearm, criminal threats and false imprisonment.

example of what assault weapon may have looked like

Read more:

KCRTV.com:  Man Fired Gun at Wife’s Feet During 5 hour Domestic Dispute

Redding.com:  Woman tells deputies man shot at her, held her captive in bathroom

Millville Woman Faces a Pistol During a 5 hour Dispute was last modified: January 14th, 2019 by admin
Categories: Shasta

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