Youngstown, Ohio (WKBN) — Man charged with holding woman at Boardman Hotel against her will And today, he was sentenced to four years in prison for beating her in the Mahoning County Common Court of Justice.
Jeremy Terrego, 41, pleaded guilty before Judge R. Scott Krichbaum to felony attempted assault and kidnapping charges, both third-degree felonies.
This judgment was recommended by the lawyers in the case and upheld by Judge Klihibaum.
Terrego allegedly took his girlfriend to a Market Street hotel after a concert in Youngstown in July 2022 and kept her from returning while yelling and punching her. has been accused of
Terrego was previously ruled incapable of standing trial, but after treatment at a mental health facility, I was able to regain my ability in june.
According to the victim’s shocking statement read by a friend of the victim, Terrego went to high school with the victim and met again several years later.
The statement said the victim learned about Terrego’s past, including a prison sentence for previous abuse of women.
The statement said Terrego was furious that he had been drinking on the night of the concert and that the shirt he had bought at the concert was missing.
After the concert, Terrego threatens and beats the victim, and at one point she manages to get out of the car they were in and escape, but Terrego catches her and takes her to a hotel.
The man continued to physically and emotionally abuse her until she passed out, according to the statement. The victim then slipped out the bathroom window and made his way to the emergency room.
The victim asked hospital staff not to call police, the statement said. Eventually, her friend called the police for her.
The statement said the impact of the attack and its relationship with Telego had taken a heavy toll on the victims.
“The emotional and psychological tools have been immense,” she said.
The victim has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and has to live with her parents because she cannot be alone. She said she was worried her threats to track down and kill her once Telego got out of her prison would come true.
Attorney Lynn Maro said she was able to watch a 40-minute cell phone video of her night at the hotel after regaining her ability.
Maro said Terrego was upset that the t-shirt he had received at the concert was missing and thought it had been stolen.
She said the video shows the paranoia that captured Telego that night. She also said the victim was able to leave the hotel room three times, but Telego told him not to leave the hotel.
According to Maro, the client was shocked when he saw the video.
“He was crying the whole time,” she said. “He said, ‘I can’t believe I said that and he did that.'”
“If he was sane, he wouldn’t have done this,” Maro said.
Judge Klihibaum said he hoped the victim would recover from that night.
“What this victim went through is breathtaking,” Judge Klihibaum said.
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