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A Racine man is on house arrest with his location monitored by GPS after he appeared in court Wednesday on charges that he stalked, battered and destroyed property belonging to someone else.
The case against Stephen J. Jackson, 29, includes charges for alleged incidents going back to 2014. He is out of custody on a $550 cash bond, and is due in court Aug. 10 for a preliminary hearing.
According to court records:
April 26, 2014
A woman called for help after she said she was hit so hard that she was having trouble hearing out of her right ear. Police and paramedics responded to her Mount Pleasant apartment. She told them Jackson had become angry when he saw another man had sent her a private message on Facebook.
They argued, she said, and he punched her several times in the head and tried to choke her to the point of passing out. She said he later left.
Her 2-year-old daughter witnessed the attack, she said.
Dec. 12, 2015
Sturtevant police were called out for a reported assault in progress. A witness had seen a man – later identified as Jackson – punch a woman and drag her into a car. Police found the same woman as in the 2014 incident with a bloody mouth, upset, crying and holding her head.
She told police Jackson hit her, after he became angry because he had been locked out of her apartment. He did not come back to the apartment that day because he knew he would be arrested.
June 11, 2016
Racine police went to a home in the 2900 block of Olive Street at 10:37 a.m. after a 911 call where a woman could be heard arguing before the line disconnected. The woman – the same one from the prior two incidents included in the court document – told police she heard someone remove a box fan from their window, and that Jackson then came in.
She said they argued, and he kicked a friend who was in her home and threatened to kill the friend, then smashed their cell phones. The woman used her landlord’s phone to call police.