Police: St. Charles man uses stun gun on wife after argument over wallet

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on July 16, 2013 at 12:27 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 16 at 5:56 PM

(KMOV) – A man faces charges after he allegedly used a stun gun on his wife during an argument at their home in St. Charles earlier this month.

Brian O’Neill was charged July 5 with domestic assault, armed criminal action and property damage.

Authorities said O’Neil and his wife were arguing about a lost wallet at a home on July 2 when he took out a stun gun.

Police said O’Neill tackled the victim after she tried to run away. He then pinned her to the ground and used the stun gun on her stomach, neck and thighs.

O’Neill is being held in the St. Charles County jail on a $35,000 bond.

Authorities said he is also banned from talking to his wife.

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