For Immediate Release
Sept. 27, 2020
A 32-year-old Kansas City man, who later later was shot by a police officer following a chase, has been charged in connection with a sexual assault and domestic abuse involving his girlfriend, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Pierre A. Bey-Crawford, dob: 11/11/1987, faces Rape or Attempted Rape 1st Degree, Armed Criminal Action, two counts of Domestic Assault 2nd Degree, Domestic Assault 3rd Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.*
According to court records, a woman told police on Saturday afternoon that she was in her apartment in the 7600 block of Monroe, when the defendant entered her residence. She had been in a romantic relationship with the defendant since early in 2018, she told police. He began beating her, later strangled and sexually assaulted her. She told police he had a handgun and told her, "If cops come, I'm gonna shoot you!" A family member called police. After the defendant left the victim's residence, police chased the defendant in his vehicle and on foot. He was injured when he was shot by a police officer before being taken into custody. Police found a gun at the scene. The defendant has prior convictions and previous domestic violence incidents involving the victim.
Prosecutors requested a $250,000 cash bond.
For more information, contact:
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Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.