Bill Evans was arrested in a domestic violence dispute. He and his wife of 19 years were reportedly arrested on charges stemming from a argument on May 4. The Greenwich, Connecticut couple is reportedly in the midst of a nasty divorce.
Evans and his estranged wife are scheduled to appear Tuesday in Stamford Superior Court to face the criminal charges. Their attorneys have stated that they are confident all charges will eventually be dropped.
As reported by the New York Post, the initial incident was not reported to police until weeks later. Dana reportedly attempted to resolve the issue through counseling before speaking with authorities.
As reported by News 12, Bill and Dana have both been charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct. They each have separate legal representation.
Dana and Bill Evans were arrested when they surrendered to police without incident. As they cooperated with authorities, Bill and Dana were both released in their own recognizance. Their arraignment is scheduled for Tuesday.
Meteorologist Bill Evans has been with WABC-TV since 1989. He currently holds the position of Senior Meteorologist for the morning and noon Eyewitness programs. Bill can be heard broadcasting the weather forecast on 95.5FM WPLJ Radio throughout the day.
Bill has received five Emmy awards for his outstanding work as a meteorologist with WABC-TV. As reported by WABC, Bill is known for his creative on-location broadcasts. He has been known to broadcast the weather from water skis, while driving a race car, and underwater with beluga whales.
Evans is also well-known for his charity work with Babies Hospital at Columbia Presbyterian, Junior Achievement, and the Juvenile Diabetes Association.
Bill began broadcasting on his hometown radio station at the age of 13. He is known for his generosity, great sense of humor, and work in the field of meteorology.
As Bill Evans was arrested for domestic violence, a shadow has been cast on his his reputation. He and his attorneys are confident that the charges will be dismissed.
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