Cherokee Indian Police Department (CIPD) Officers responded to a report of a physical assault on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 6:42pm at 133 Lee Taylor Rd. in Cherokee. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the female who reported the incident.
After the on-scene investigation, CIPD officers placed her boyfriend, Charles Evan Stamper, under arrest and transported him to the Tribal Courthouse.
Stamper was charged with 14-40.56 Assault on a Female (DV) and placed under a $3,000 secured bond. Stamper was also held in jail for 72 hours per 14-40.1.
At the time of the incident, Stamper was employed at the Cherokee Indian Police Department as a Traffic Enforcement Officer. As of Jan. 19, Stamper resigned employment at CIPD.