Man accused of domestic battery

From Local Sources


HUNTINGBURG — The Huntingburg Police Department placed a man under arrest after being called Tuesday morning to the report of a domestic battery in progress.

Officers responding at 9:29 a.m. in the 1400 block of North Chestnut Street made contact with a female victim who had visible injury. Police also learned children were present.

Police placed Christopher J. Newton, 49, 1065 N. Second Ave., Jasper, under arrest.

Authorities booked Newton into the Dubois County Security Center at 11:15 a.m. on a preliminary Level 6 felony count of domestic battery.

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