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Wayne County Man Arrested for Assault


The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Town of Wolcott man following an investigation into a domestic incident that occurred on January 1st, 2023 at a residence in the Town of Rose.

Deputies arrested Jacob E. Youells Sr, age 40, of Butler Center Road in the Town of Wolcott for Assault in the third degree and three counts of Endangering the welfare of a child.  It is alleged that during a physical domestic Youells punched his girlfriend in the face multiple times in front of their children, ages 14, 9, and 5.  He also allegedly slapped his 14 year old daughter across the face, using vulgar language while doing so. Youells continued to become violent and smashed several items in the residence due to his intoxicated state, until police arrived.

Youells is set to be arraigned at CAP court on January 1st, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. and will answer his charges on a later date and time in the Rose Town Court.

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