Georgia dad is charged ‘after beating a 20-year-old man he found in his 14-year-old daughter’s bedroom, knocking out his teeth and firing a gun as the intruder fled’
- Ismael Casillas, 41, charged with aggravated assault targeting 20-year-old Keywontrezes Humphries
- Casillas is accused of beating up Humphries, knocking out several of his teeth and firing his gun as the man fled
- Attack took place after Casillas found Humphries, nicknamed ‘Man Man,’ in his 14-year-old daughter’s bedroom
- Casillas’ wife wrote online their daughter met Humphries online playing Xbox, and the man allegedly drove two hours to visit her
- Humphries charged with child molestation for allegedly having sexual relationship with underage girl
Authorities in Georgia say an enraged father took things too far and crossed a line, resulting in his arrest, after he found a grown man in his 14-year-old daughter’s bedroom.
Ismael Casillas, 41, has been charged with aggravated assault for allegedly attacking and severely beating 20-year-old Keywontrezes Humphries in the early hours of July 4 after finding the man at the family’s home in Coweta County.
Casillas is accused of knocking out and chipping several of Humphries’ teeth, and choking the young man.
Ismael Casillas, 41 (left), has been charged with aggravated assault for allegedly beating Keywontrezes Humphries, 20 (right), after finding the man in his 14-year-old daughter’s room
Casillas, pictured above with a girl believed to be his daughter, knocked out several of Humphries’ teeth and fired his gun as the intruder fled
Investigators with the sheriff’s office said that had Casillas allowed the unwelcome guest to leave after the thrashing, they might not have pursued legal actions against him, reported Fox 5 Atlanta.
But then Casillas went a step farther by allegedly asking his wife to bring him his gun.
Humphries jumped out of a bedroom window in an effort to escape, but Casillas was waiting for him in the front yard, where the beating continued, according to investigators.
The aggrieved parent allegedly threatened Humphries’ life and fired shots as the bloodied and bruised 20-year-old fled.
Georgia law allows homeowners to use force to defend themselves and their families from intruders, but only so long as they present a threat.
A photo from Facebook shows what appears to be Casillas and his wife holding their guns
Kristy Casillas (left and right) wrote online that their daughter first met Humphries playing Xbox online. She said her husband did not know whether the man had just raped their child, or whether he was trying to kidnap her
Law enforcement officials have pointed out that Casillas opened fire as Humphries was running away.
Humphries has been charged with child molestation for allegedly having a sexual relationship with an underage girl
‘There is a line that he can’t cross, we can’t cross, when somebody is no longer a threat to you,’ said investigator Scott Kilgore. ‘My advice would be let it go and contact us and let us handle it. Don’t take it into your own hands.’
Humphries, who goes by the nickname ‘Man Man,’ was also arrested and charged with child molestation for allegedly being in a sexual relationship with the 14-year-old.
He could face additional charges as the investigation continues.
Meanwhile, Casillas’ wife, Kristy Michelle Casillas, has launched a GoFundMe campaign to help cover her husband’s legal fees.
She wrote in the description that their 14-year-old daughter first met Humphries online while playing Xbox, and that he drove two hours to the family’s home to visit her.
‘She is not innocent either but he was 20 and she was 14, she is not mature enough to understand what she did,’ the mother wrote. ‘My husband did what anyone else would have done.’
Mrs Casillas has launched this fundraiser to help with Ismael’s legal fees
The woman explained that Casillas did not know whether the intruder had just raped their daughter, whether he was trying to abduct her, or whether it was a home invasion in progress.
‘We had no idea who this man was or why he was in our home until he sped off down the drive way and we spoke to our daughter,’ Kristy Casillas argued. ‘Then they arrest my husband for standing his ground and protecting his family.’