Court Case Update

Case# 18SR-CR00565

Count I-class D felony domestic assault in the second degree

08/16/19-Court enters Sentence and Judgment Order of Probation
Court grants Suspended Imposition of Sentence; Defendant placed on unsupervised probation for one year

Eaton, Bud
Age: 39  
City: Roscoe  
Incident Date: 2018-12-14  
Arrest Date: 2018-12-18  
Additional Information

The arrest comes after an incident on Dec. 14, when deputies were dispatched to a residence on SW 131 Road in Roscoe in reference to a domestic dispute in progress.

Upon arrival, deputies could see blood on the ground and steps leading up to the door and on the door and walls of the residence.

The deputies knocked on the door and made contact with the victim, Trisha Weymuth. Weymuth had blood on her hand and swelling on her face. The deputies asked if Weymuth needed an ambulance. Weymuth stated no.

Weymuth stated her and her boyfriend, Bud Eaton, had been to the Rivers Edge Bar. When they arrived at Weymuth’s residence, Eaton began accusing Weymuth of cheating on him. Weymuth stated she told Eaton to take his daughter and leave if he was going to start a fight. Weymuth stated that is when Eaton knocked her to the ground and started to hit her. She stated that during the altercation Eaton knocked her to the ground three times and dragged her out the front door and down the steps on her face.

Weymuth stated juveniles were in the house and witnessed the altercation.

Eaton had left the residence prior to the arrival of deputies.

St. Clair County Sheriff's Office