Domestic incident results in assault and impaired chargesFriday, August 23, 2013 by: SooToday.com Staff
A 53 year old male was arrested as a result of a domestic violence incident.
It is alleged that on the 21st of August the accused was intoxicated and became involved in an argument with his partner.
The accused is alleged to have grabbed her by the arm, held her against a shelf and raised his fist as if to strike her.
The accused then left the area in his vehicle.
Police were called and as they were checking the area for the accused’s vehicle he returned to the home.
Police attended at the home where they found the accused to be exhibiting signs of being impaired by alcohol.
The accused was arrested for assault and impaired driving and was transported to the station where breath testing was completed.
The victim further disclosed that in June the accused had assaulted her by hitting her on the arm with a vacuum cleaner hose. In both cases she received injuries that did not require medical attention.
The accused is charged with one count of assault, one count of assault with a weapon, one count of impaired driving and one count of driving with over the legal limit of alcohol in his body.
He will be appearing in bail court today.