A man is charged with a pair of felonies following a Texas County Sheriff’s Department investigation Saturday night.

Steven R. Studzinski, 56, of 13999 Hickory Lane at Plato, is charged with first-degree assault and resisting arrest for a felony (both class E felonies).

According to a deputy’s report, two officers were notified at about 5:30 p.m. after a woman reported that her husband was harassing her and leaving threatening voicemails and to request a well-being check of him at his residence.

The deputies met with the wife and her 18-year-old daughter at the sheriff’s office. The wife stated Studzinski had called her 21 times before she arrived at the office, according to a report.

While they were talking, Studzinski called and made more threats toward his wife and the officers, according to a report.

The deputies went to the Studzinski’s home to arrest him for domestic assault and harassment. Upon arrival, he reportedly yelled at the officers and resisted arrest.

The officers gained entry into the home and ultimately deployed a taser on Studzinski, with no effect. With help from a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper, he was finally taken to the ground, handcuffed and taken to the Texas County Jail. His bond is set at $250,000.

An officer’s report said Studzinski also made threatening statements about killing a doctor in St. Robert and about paying a visit to the Houston license office because personnel there wouldn’t issue him a driver’s license.

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