Charges: Violating protection order, North Branch man crashes into, shoots vehicle at victim’s home

A North Branch male has been billed with various felonies just after he allegedly violated a defense order versus him and destroyed a automobile at the victim’s home.

Thomas Goodwin, 36, is charged with producing violent threats, first-degree legal house injury, unlawful possession of a suppressor, drive-by capturing and violating a safety get, which is a misdemeanor.

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The Chisago County Sheriff’s Workplace says a deputy served an get for defense towards Goodwin at close to 6:20 p.m. Monday. About a 50 percent-hour later, dispatchers were being named by the particular person who took out the defense buy towards Goodwin, indicating he’d contacted her and claimed he was coming to her property in Lent Township.

When the sufferer was not house at the time, she claimed other folks were, together with kids, and she was concerned for their basic safety.

Just just after 7 p.m., an individual inside the house told dispatchers that Goodwin rammed his vehicle into a person that was parked in the driveway, most likely totaling it. He then allegedly acquired out of his vehicle, sporting a ballistic vest and keeping an AR-type rifle with a suppressor, and fired shots at the car he’d hit.

Witnesses mentioned Goodwin continued firing pictures at random as he approached the residence but deputies arrived and took him into custody.

Legislation enforcement observed two bullet holes in the auto he’d shot but did not discover any other casings, the sheriff’s place of work suggests.

Goodwin’s bail was established at $750,000 without having situations or $350,000 with circumstances.

His first court visual appearance is set for April 4.