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A man arrested earlier this year on sexual assault charges has been arrested again, this time for domestic violence.

Timothy Chapin, 58, has been charged with felony third-degree domestic assault and misdemeanors fourth-degree domestic assault and third-degree kidnapping.

According to arrest documents, in the early hours Thursday morning, a deputy from the Callaway County Sheriff's Office was called to respond to reports of a disturbance at a residence on New Hope Lane.

The victim stated they were pushed and held against their will in a bathroom by Chapin for a period of two hours. The victim also told authorities Chapin took their phone during an attempt to contact 911.

According to the probable cause statement, the victim had a small scratch on their wrist, knee pain and a fresh bump on their head when authorities arrived.

Chapin told the deputy that he did take the phone and blocked the bathroom door to keep the victim from exiting. Chapin said he and the victim fell but stated "he was unsure how it happened."

These are the second set of charges filed against Chapin this year.

Chapin was arrested in February on misdemeanor charges of second-degree sexual abuse, first-degree sexual misconduct and third-degree kidnapping.

The earlier charges relate to a 2019 sexual assault case — a woman told authorities that a man, whom she later identified as Chapin in a photo lineup, assaulted her after offering her a ride.

Instead of taking her to the agreed upon destination, he took her to the Petro gas station parking lot in Kingdom City and exposed himself, touching himself and her.

The woman told police she feared rape.

Police also identified Chapin as the owner of a vehicle seen in relevant video footage.

In an August 2019 interview with police, Chapin told police he had given the woman a ride but denied the other allegations.

In October, the case was referred to Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney Christopher Wilson. The case was then transferred to the Boone County prosecuting attorney because Chapin is an immediate family member of a law enforcement officer working in Callaway County who is a witness in cases prosecuted by Wilson's office.

For the sexual assault case, Chapin was arrested in February. He posted a $1,000 bond payment a day after his arrest.

He was arrested again just before 6 a.m. Thursday in the most recent case.

Now, Chapin has a hearing scheduled Aug. 5 for the sexual assault case. No hearings have yet been scheduled for the domestic violence case.

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