US ARMY sergeant first class Jonathan Pentland has been charged with third-degree assault after being filmed accosting and shoving a black man in South Carolina.
The viral video, shared thousands of times on social media, shows a man, identified as Pentland, 42, demanding that the man leave a neighborhood in Columbia before threatening him with physical violence.
Who is Jonathan Pentland's wife Cassie?
Jonathan Pentland's wife is Cassie Dalrymple Pentland.
She can also be heard in the video, which was posted on Facebook on Monday, April 12.
Jonathan Pentland was charged with third-degree assault on Wednesday, April 14, after being filmed accosting and shoving a black man in a South Carolina neighborhood, telling him: "You came to the wrong neighborhood motherf****r".
Cassie Pentland can also be heard shouting the man in the clip, telling him police have already been called when he tells them to alert authorities.
She says: "Maybe you should stick around a little longer and then we won't have to get the report by ourselves."
As the quarrel continues, Cassie can be heard can be heard calling the man "an aggressor", to which he replies: "How was I the aggressor when someone came running out the house?"
Jonathan Pentland then appears to charge at the man and push him back, shouting: "You better walk away. You are talking to my wife right now."
The man replies: "That's your wife, I didn't do nothing to your wife but speak."
Cassie can't be seen at any point in the video, but towards the end of the clip can be heard saying: "Sir you are acting like a child. Move on.
"You picked a fight with some random young lady and she is one of our neighbors."
Do Sergeant Jonathan Pentland and Cassie have children?
Jonathan Pentland married wife Cassie in 2006.
According to his Facebook page, the couple have two young children – a son and a daughter.
Public records show that the pair bought their home in The Lakes at Barony Place in May 2020 for $282,900.
Sergeant Jonathan Pentland was charged with third-degree assault on Wednesday, April 14.
If convicted, Pentland – who is listed as detained in the Richland County jail – faces up to 30 days in jail and a $500 fine.
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