Dad CLARENCE LEE CAMPBELL has been arrested on child abuse charges for using a stun gun on his two children. One of his sons has also been arrested for using a stun gun on one of his siblings. Nothing like good old dad modeling abusive behavior, is there?
Two men face felony charges in stun gun case
Thursday, August 27, 2009
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- Two men are currently facing up to seven years in the state penitentiary on each of three charges stemming from an investigation into a stun gun being used on minors.
Clarence Lee Riddell, 48, of Campbell, and James Steven Riddell, 22, of Texas, were recently arrested following an investigation by the Campbell Police Officer David Dillard, the Dunkin County Juvenile Office, and the Division of Family Services in reference to a report of child abuse in which a stun gun was used.
According to Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Jonce Chidister, Clarence Riddell is being charge with two counts of abuse of a child for allegedly using a stun gun on his two minor children.
James Riddell, son of Clarence Riddell, is facing one count of second degree domestic assault for allegedly using a stun gun on one of his minor siblings.
Malden, Mo., police arrested James Riddell on Tuesday, Aug. 25, and transported to the Campbell Police Department. He is currently being held at the Dunklin County Justice Center on a $15,000 cash only bond.
A warrant has been issued for Clarence Riddell with a bond set at $25,000.