A 26-year-old Caseyville man has been charged with beating and unlawfully restraining his wife.
Eric Pack, of the 400 block of Coal St. in Caseyville, was charged by the St.Clair County State's Attorney's Office with domestic battery and unlawful restraint. A judge set bail for Pack at $50,000.
Caseyville Police Chief Jose Alvarez said his department received a call that reported "a disturbance in progress at 3:19 p.m. Sunday."
When Caseyville police arrived, Alvarez said "they found out that the suspect had beaten his wife and held her in the home against her will. We arrested the suspect, and the St.Clair County state's attorney charged him today," Alvarez said.
Pack is being held at the St. Clair County Jail.