Serious Domestic Assault Arrest

On 01/29/2017 at 11:25 a.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to a disturbance at 2108 Center Street in Ruthven. Following an investigation into the disturbance the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jerry Lee Lockhart Jr., 28, of Ruthven charging him with Serious Domestic Assault, a serious misdemeanor. Lockhart Jr. was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail where he was booked in and placed to await his initial appearance before the judge.

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