PARTNER WEAPON ASSAULT
Butte police responded to a report of a disturbance between a man and a woman in a second floor apartment on Idaho Street just after midnight Saturday. Police said they heard a man yelling at a crying woman when they arrived on the ground floor and separated the couple after entering the apartment. Police said the woman told them Timothy Edwards, 40, had slapped her several times, grabbed her by the arm, held her down, and threatened her with a revolver that he put away before police arrived. The woman showed police the location of the revolver, which was confiscated. Edwards was arrested for partner/family member assault with a weapon and felony assault with a weapon.
DRIVER REPORTS ASSAULT
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A cab driver reported a domestic assault at a home on the 2000 block of Arizona Street around 5:30 p.m. Friday. Police said the driver told them he picked up Michael Donald, 40, at Park and Main, and then dropped him off at the house. When a woman opened the door, police said Donald struck her several times in the mouth and chest before returning to the taxi. When the driver refused him service, police said Donald fled to a nearby tavern, where he was arrested for felony partner/family member assault for a third or subsequent offense.
A driver called police around 10 p.m. Sunday to report a car driving erratically on Front Street. Butte police located the car on Arizona and Park and pulled it over on Wyoming and Granite, where they said the driver seemed drunk, failed a field sobriety test, and blew over the legal driving limit. The driver, Seth Calhoun, 31, was arrested for DUI, driving without insurance, and driving on the wrong side of the road.