December 22, 2011

Roy Ostergren - Jailed After Beating Wife With Bat, Dragging Her By Neck Behind Truck

Oroville, California (The Weekly Vice) - Roy Allen Ostergren, a 34-year-old Texas man was jailed after he beat his wife with a bat and then attacked her again as she lay injured in the hospital.

According to the Ector County Sheriff's Office, on December 12th, Ostergren reportedly beat his wife with a baseball bat, then wrapped a chain around her neck and drug her behind his truck.

Then, while she was in the hospital recovering from her injuries, he snuck into her room, closed the door, and assaulted her again.

A warrant was issued for his arrest on December 20th, but he was no longer in the state.

Investigators say the U.S. Marshalls and the Lone Star fugitive task force worked together and tracked Ostergren to Oroville, California, where he was hiding out at a local motel.

He was spotted by authorities riding in a car and was apprehended at a nearby gas station after resisting arrest. The driver of the vehicle was not arrested.

Ostergren was booked into the Butte County Jail and charged with aggravated assault. He is currently being held awaiting extradition back to Texas.

Mandi Milenko
The Weekly Vice

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