Jackson Co. man charged with kidnapping & domestic assault on ex-wife

SCOTTSBORO, Alabama (WDEF) – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man wanted for a domestic dispute with his ex-wife a week ago.

Investigators say 59 year old Billy Gordon Peete went to her home in Princeton, Alabama (on the Plateau), forced his way in, assaulted her, choked her and tied her up.

He eventually released her and fled.

Then over the weekend, a deputy pulled Peete over on Highway 65 near the Garth Community.

He faces charges of Kidnapping 1st degree, Domestic Violence Strangulation, Domestic Violence 2nd Assault, and Domestic Violence 2nd Burglary.

Categories: Jackson County, Regional News

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