Trenton man facing charges of harassment, stalking and assault

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Charges have been filed against A Trenton man following an investigation last week by the Trenton Police Department.

Twenty-four-year-old Isaac James Wattenbarger faces three felony counts: 1st-degree harassment, 1st-degree stalking, and 2nd-degree assault. Bond is $35,000 cash with Wattenbarger to appear December 14th in Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court.

Wattenbarger is accused of causing emotional distress to another person for allegedly threatening rape and murder. He’s also accused of being inside and outside of the victim’s place of employment and staring at her the whole time. Wattenbarger allegedly began acting erratic and threatened to use something in his pocket to shoot the woman and her husband.

Court information notes communication and threats by Wattenbarger caused the victim to have a reasonable fear for her safety and that of her family. He has two previous convictions of assault in Grundy County, one in 2016 and another in 2019.