Columbia man arrested on suspicion of assault

Sunday, December 16, 2012 | 3:37 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA — A Columbia man was arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon Saturday night.

The victim reported that the man held her inside her apartment at the 1000 block of North Kathryn Drive for several hours while he assaulted and threatened to kill her multiple times, according to a Boone County Sheriff's Department news release.  

Kenneth H. Isenberg, 45, was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of third-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon.

According to the news release, the victim convinced Isenberg to let her leave her apartment at which point she reported the incident.

Isenberg was also arrested on suspicion of felonious restraint, second-degree property damage and resisting arrest. His bond is set at $14,500, according to the news release. 

Isenberg also had outstanding warrants for his arrest on suspicion of forgery and receiving stolen property with a bond of $3,915, according to the news release. In addition, Isenberg had a warrant for a probation violation.

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Harold Sutton December 16, 2012 | 3:12 p.m.

Whay are bonds set so low on charges like this? I would, as a Judge, require "cash" only, in the full amount, and no checks. That is, if I did not deny bail such as in this case that I most likely would have.

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