Mitchell man arrested for breaking window at ex-girlfriend's house
A Mitchell man was arrested for allegedly breaking the window of his ex-girlfriend's house and resisting arrest.
Riley Tischler, 28, was charged on Nov. 13 with second-degree burglary, possession of a controlled schedule I or II substance, obstructing law enforcement and domestic abuse simple assault. A status hearing is scheduled for Dec. 14.
According to court documents, at approximately 12:34 p.m. on Nov. 11, law enforcement received a report of a person breaking a window at a Mitchell residence. When law enforcement arrived, Tischler was leaving the residence on foot. Tischler's ex-girlfriend told law enforcement Tischler allegedly refused to leave the basement. The female stated to police she was being held in the basement by Tischler and she had to chase Tischler out of the house with a kitchen knife.
Tischler allegedly broke the back exterior door and the glass of the back interior door of the house. Tischler left the residence and led police on a foot chase. As he was arrested, officers found several needles that tested positive for methamphetamine.
Second-degree burglary is a Class 3 felony, punishable upon conviction by up to 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine. Possession of a controlled schedule I or II substance is a Class 5 felony, punishable upon conviction by up to 5 felony, punishable upon conviction by up to 5 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Obstructing law enforcement and domestic abuse simple assault are both Class 1 misdemeanors, punishable upon conviction by up to one year in jail and a $2,000 fine.