ADAIR COUNTY, Mo.—A Novinger man faces multiple felony charges after threatening a woman’s life.

According to police records, early Oct. 16, 25-year-old Ethen Reece Dimmitt entered his mother’s residence in possession of a rifle. He yelled at her, hindered her escape, and threatened to kill her. He faces charges of Domestic assault, felonious restraint, and unlawful use of a weapon. Dimmitt appears in court Wednesday, Oct. 23. Records show Dimmitt committed the same offense on the victim in June 2019.