State Senator Investigated For Domestic Violence

July 20, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Delaware County prosecutor’s office was investigating filing disorderly conduct charges against an Ohio State senator and his wife after an incident at their condominium earlier this month.

Police were called to the home of Kris Jordan on July 11 after his wife dialed 911, 10TV’s Chuck Strickler reported…

…His wife, Melissa Jordan, is the Delaware County recorder. Shortly before 11 p.m. on July 11, she called 911 and hung up. When the dispatcher called back, she said, “Just, please, get somebody here My husband please.”…

…Melissa Jordan went on to tell the 911 dispatcher that she had never called police for help.

“He’s done this a lot,” she said. “I just can’t put up with it anymore.”

Melissa Jordan told the dispatch that Kris Jordan was drinking and was pushing her around. She wanted to cancel the call.

“I made a mistake calling,” Melissa Jordan said…

…The couple released a statement Wednesday that said, “Like many couples, we have stressful lives. We had an emotional argument and are embarrassed that some very personal issues have become public. We are all human. We make mistakes. Please allow us the space, time and privacy to work through this together. We ask for your prayers.”…

…Melissa Jordan decided not to bring domestic violence charges against Kris Jordan, Strickler reported.

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