An Erwin man remained jailed Wednesday on charges that he assaulted his ex-girlfriend after breaking into her Jonesborough apartment.
Daniel Casey, 36, 213 Little Germany Road, Erwin, was charged with aggravated burglary, domestic assault and criminal trespassing on Oct. 14.
In a news release, Jonesborough police said Casey forced his way into the woman's apartment at 1298 W. Jackson Blvd. When she returned home and went into an upstairs bedroom, Casey was waiting and assaulted her.
Police arrived and took Casey into custody.
Casey was held in the Washington County Detention Center on $22,000 bond.