ABILENE, TX -- A former Abilene pastor who founded the non-profit Stop the Violence is facing serious charges after he allegedly assaulted his pregnant girlfriend.
According to court documents, last week Jeffrey Chad Mitchell was involved in a physical altercation with his girlfriend who is more than seven months pregnant.
The altercation began after the victim posted screenshots of the couple's text messages to social media.
According to the victim, Mitchell became angry and pushed her, spat on her, slammed her elbow into the door as he led her outside.
As the victim attempted to gain access to her purse and keys, Mitchell threw her against a wall.
He then pulled her by the hair, held her down, and hit her.
According to the victim, Mitchell told her, "You're done. I'm going to bury you."
When Mitchell left the home the victim called a friend who drove her to the hospital. She feared she could be at risk of a miscarriage as a result of the assault.
During her interview with law enforcement, the victim stated Mitchell had kicked her in the stomach two days before the latest assault.
Mithcell would eventually turn himself into the Callahan County Sheriff's Department. He was charged with s Assault of a Pregnant Person and released after posting a $30,000 bond.