Arrest follows report of physical domestic

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — A report early Sunday morning of a physical domestic outside of Huntingburg resulted in the arrest of a Ferdinand-area man.

The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department was called to the area northeast of Huntingburg at 12:50 a.m.

The sheriff’s department reported there was an adult male victim with visible injuries.

Taken into custody at the scene was Aaron A. Messmer, 41, 10918 Monte Casino Road, Ferdinand.

Authorities booked Messmer into the Dubois County Security Center at 2:17 a.m. on a preliminary Level 5 felony count of domestic battery in the presence of a child resulting in bodily injury.

The Huntingburg Police Department and Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services assisted at the scene.

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