Waveland man arrested on multiple charges

Eighteen-year-old William Vinson Smith Belcher of Waveland has been arrested on the charges of aggravated assault, domestic violence, and kidnapping.
According to Chief David Allen, Waveland police officers responded to Belcher’s residence in reference to a domestic violence incident. Upon arrival, officers made contact with Belcher and his 17-year-old girlfriend who is reportedly pregnant. She told police that after an argument, Belcher became violent and choked her before holding her at knife point.
Police say he then engaged in a physical altercation with her stepfather which resulted in the stepfather being transported to Hancock Medical Center.
Belcher is being held without bond, pending an initial appearance in Waveland Municipal Court.

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