Chattanooga man arrested after violent domestic and crashing while DUI in Whitfield Co.
According to a Whitfield County Sheriff's Office incident report, on June 29th, 2020, at approximately 7:27 PM, Lt. and deputies responded to an address on Skipperton Way. Prior to arriving on scene, dispatch advised that a male subject involved had left the scene. Once on scene, deputies made contact with the victim. The victim stated that she had been in a verbal argument with Aaron Matthew Fox, 35 of Chattanooga, which started earlier at the grocery store. The victim stated that she went inside the residence and locked the door behind her. The victim stated that Fox busted through the door and came inside of the residence. The victim stated that they went outside, and Fox choked her. The victim stated that Fox pushed her face and pushed her face into the side of the house. The victim stated that she was pushed by Fox through the railing of the porch. The victim stated that Fox also bit her on the left hand, causing her to bleed. The victim stated that Fox stays at the residence on and off and that he receives mail there. Lt. gave the victim a copy of the Crime Victim's Bill of Rights and explained it to her. The deputy observed that the victim had subconjunctival hemorrhaging in both eyes. The deputy also observed that the victim had swelled to the face, a wound on her left hand and blood on her body and clothing. The deputy observed that a section of the porch railing had been broken off the porch and was in the yard. The deputy observed that there was blood smeared and a bloody handprint on the side of the house. The deputy observed blood on the porch as well as on the ground below where the porch railing was missing. Inside the residence, the deputy observed damage to the door frame. The deputy walked to the residence next door and observed fresh mud and blood smeared on the side on that residence. The deputy spoke with a witness who stated that he was across the driveway and heard screaming, so he went to see what was going on. The witness stated that the victim was screaming, "help me". The witness stated that he saw Fox run and "hit" the victim into the wall of the house next door. The witness stated that Fox knocked the victim through some bushes during an incident last week. A second witness stated that he heard the screaming from across the driveway. The witness stated he saw Fox slam the victim into the side of the neighbor's house. The witness stated that he yelled at Fox to leave "ten times" and that Fox turned and wanted to fight him. According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, Fox was traveling south while negotiating a left curve on GA201 in his 1991 Ford Explorer after leaving the scene. Fox was traveling too fast for the wet roadway conditions, and he failed to maintain his lane. Fox traveled off the roadway onto the right shoulder, where he hit two concrete posts and a mailbox with the front of the Ford. After this impact, Fox continued traveling on the right shoulder of the roadway, where he then hit a ditch with the front and undercarriage of the Ford. After this impact, Fox continued traveling on the shoulder, where he then hit a wooden fence post with the front of the Ford. After this impact, Fox continued traveling on the shoulder, where he then hit a tree with the front of the Ford. The Ford came to an uncontrolled rest facing south on the right shoulder of the roadway. Fox was charged by the Georgia State Patrol with DUI - Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, driving too fast for conditions, driving with a suspended or revoked license, driving without insurance and failure to maintain lane. Fox was injured in the crash and was transported to Hamilton Medical Center. Deputies charged Fox with aggravated assault (family violence) and criminal trespass (family violence). Upon being released by Hamilton Medical Center, Fox was transported to the Whitfield County Detention Center by Georgia State Trooper Cantrell.