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Police: Convicted felon punches woman in ear, leaving her unable to hear

Dontaze Reon Mosley, 30, of St. Albans and Marcus Deangelo Graham, 28, of Detroit were arrested Sunday in Charleston and each face multiple charges. (Charleston Police Department)

Charleston police said two men were arrested Sunday after one allegedly punched a female victim in her ear, leaving her unable to hear, and the other was found in the same house with a stolen shotgun.

Dontaze Reon Mosley, 30, of St. Albans is charged with malicious wounding, kidnapping, persons prohibited from possessing a firearm, receiving or transferring stolen goods, and a state warrant for failure to appear for a DUI, according to a news release from the Charleston Police Department.

Marcus Deangelo Graham, 28, of Detroit is charged with persons prohibited from possessing a firearm, receiving or transferring stolen goods, fugitive from justice for parole violation, state warrants for three counts of battery and one count of battery out of Huntington, the release said.

Police responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home in the 900 block of Mathews Avenue on Charleston’s West Side. The female victim came out of the house and told police that Mosley punched her in the ear with his fist and she was unable to hear out of it. Mosley allegedly knocked the victim to the ground, refused to let go of her and continued hitting her, the complaint said. Police said the victim was eventually able to escape from Mosley and leave the home. The woman informed police Mosley and Graham were inside the house.

Police said they detained the suspects and performed a search, finding a stolen Mossberg shotgun.

Both men are convicted felons.

Graham and Mosley are being held in South Central Regional Jail.

Mosley faces a $25,000 cash bond. Graham is facing extradition back to Detroit, the release said.

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