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Deputies: Lyons man punched pregnant girlfriend in head

Deputies in Wayne County report the arrest of a Lyons man following a domestic incident on Franklin Street over the weekend.

Odis Knight, 29, of Lyons was involved in a disturbance at a residence on Franklin Street with his pregnant girlfriend, deputies said.

Knight is accused of throwing a picture frame and laundry basket at the victim, and also reportedly punching her in the head before fleeing the scene in a vehicle that didn’t belong to him.


That incident is said to have occurred in front of a child under 17.

Deputies said Knight was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle, harassment, criminal mischief, and endangering the welfare of a child.

An order of protection was sought on behalf of the victim. Appearance tickets were issued for the domestic charges.


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