Starkville man charged after using knife on victim

Frank Rogers, III
By: 
RYAN PHILLIPS
SDN Editor

A Starkville man has been charged with aggravated domestic violence after cutting his girlfriend with a knife last Friday.

The Starkville Police Department and the U.S. Marshal Task Force arrested 37-year-old Frank Rogers, III, on Thursday for the felony warrant.

According to court documents provided to the Starkville Daily News via public records request, Rogers is accused of cutting his girlfriend on the left thigh with a knife, causing a large laceration.

The victim was treated for injuries and released.

Rogers was released after bond was set at $10,000.

His initial appearance in Starkville Municipal Court is scheduled for Monday, April 30 at 6 p.m.

If found guilty of aggravated domestic violence, Rogers could face a minimum of two years in prison and a maximum sentence of 20 years.

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