Domestic Assault Arrest

Submitted by Sheriff Scott K. Lindsey

On April 28, a Texas County deputy responded to a residence on Reed Rd. in the Licking area for a well-being check on a female subject. Upon making contact with the female, the deputy observed injuries to her face. The female stated her injuries were the result of an alleged assault by her boyfriend. The male subject was identified as Jimmy C. Royal. After further investigation Royal admitted to striking the female in the face.
Jimmy C. Royal, age 27, of Licking, was charged by Assistant Texas County Prosecuting Attorney Jason Macpherson with Domestic Assault 2nd degree. Royal is being held in the Texas County Jail pending $25,000 bond.
The above charges are mere accusations are not evidence of guilt. Evidence in support of the charges must be presented before a court of competent jurisdiction whose duty is to determine guilt or innocence.



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