A Floyd County resident is facing charges in two separate cases filed against him following an alleged domestic violence dispute that occurred recently.

According to documents filed in Floyd District Court, James Bailey, 48, of Banner, was arrested on three charges of first-degree wanton endangerment, second-degree criminal mischief and third-degree terroristic threatening for an alleged dispute that occurred on June 2. 

Darrin Lawson of the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department wrote in a warrant that Bailey allegedly threatened to kill three “victims,” “started punching (the) window and doors of the vehicle they were in,” and “tried to run them off the road.” 

On Friday, Bailey waived his right to a preliminary hearing and the case was referred to the grand jury. District Judge Eric Hall placed him under a $25,000 partially-secured bond. 

Bailey was also charged by Lawson in a separate case for driving under the influence, and driving on a suspended license. 

Lawson reported in that citation that he was dispatched to a domestic dispute in progress at the Ivel BP gas station on June 2, with dispatchers alleging that Bailey “was punching the glass of a male and female’s vehicle.” 

“Upon arrival, (Bailey) had already left the scene, but was still calling and harassing the male and female,” Lawson wrote. 

Lawson alleged that Bailey “showed signs of impairment” when he located him in Banner later that day. 

Bailey entered a not guilty plea in that case and was placed under a $7,500 partially-secured bond. A court trial is scheduled to be held in that case on Dec. 5.

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