Man arrested after fight with women, scuffle with police

Scott Stevens
Scott Stevens

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - A Murphysboro man is in jail after a struggle with police.

It happened around 7:30 p.m. Friday on the 1100 block of North 11th Street.

A woman there told police she'd been battered and threatened by Scott Stevens.

Police say when they arrived, the 45-year-old Stevens locked himself in a room of the house and refused to come out.

Officers got into the room and a struggle ensued. It ended with Stevens in handcuffs.

He's now in the Jackson County Jail facing domestic battery, aggravated assault and resisting arrest charges.

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