A man has been arrested on several counts of domestic battery, and is being accused of attempting to shove a cockroach into a woman's mouth after she refused to have relations with him.

Police responded to the call around 5:40 am last Thursday for a domestic disturbance with possible weapons involved. When police arrived, they were told by the victim that Dexter Mayes, 28 became angry when she refused to have sex with him. She told police things then became physical and she fled to another part of the house.

It was at that point she says Mayes grabbed her, drug her outside and tried to shove a cockroach into her mouth.

Mayes was arrested yesterday and charged with several counts counts of aggravated assault with domestic abuse battery, aggravated assault and domestic abuse battery.

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