34-year-old Dedrick Rayford was charged with domestic assault after his wife told authorities that he grabbed her by the throat, slapped her face profusely, and threw a lamp toward her. He claimed it was just rough sex.
On August 13th, Officer Theriac and Officer Ferguson arrived at 510 S Highland St. in response to a domestic violence call. They spoke with Audrey Rayford who told the authorities that her husband, Dedrick Rayford, grabbed her by her neck, slapped her face repeatedly, and threw a lamp at her but missed.
Audrey was observed by officers to have a swollen left eye. Dedrick dismissed the claims made by Audrey to police by saying the two were “just having rough sex” and nothing else happened.
Dedrick Rayford was arrested and charged with misdemeanor domestic assault and his bond was set at $3,500.