Two years ago, Joshua Wicks was accused of trying to use a broom to attack his sister at their Oakhaven home. The victim went on to tell police Wicks did manage to grab her by her head, dragging her across the hallway.

Police say Quintaurus Howard attacked his girlfriend at a Lamar Avenue motel, allegedly grabbing her by the mouth, placing his fingers inside her jaw and spinning her head around.

Both men are going before Shelby County judges, this week, two of the more than 20,000 domestic violence calls Memphis Police respond to each year.

And that doesn’t include the cases that go unreported, said victim advocate Joyce Kyles, executive director of Walking Into A New Life.

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