Man faces multiple charges for assault in Dakota, Ramsey counties 30 Nov 11

A man accused of hitting his girlfriend, biting her and holding her hostage earlier this month in a Newport motel and in a St. Paul apartment now faces more charges in Dakota County for the alleged attack.

Samuel Jay McGown, 42, of St. Paul was charged with felony counts of kidnapping and domestic assault in the Nov. 18 incident, and a felony related to a pattern of stalking because of reported incidents that occurred from March through November in Dakota County.

The charges are in addition to five felonies McGown faces in Ramsey County District Court for alleged crimes on or about Nov. 8 in that county.

McGown is scheduled to appear Dec. 5 in Ramsey County court.