Domestic Assault

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By Sheriff Scott K. Lindsey

On March 22, 2020, Texas County deputies were dispatched to a domestic assault on Shannon Lane in the Summersville area. A female victim reported that a male subject later identified as Nathan Brunk had assaulted her. The female stated an argument began over a phone and Brunk punched her several times in the face and stomach. The female stated she was pregnant. Another female family member attempted to intervene was struck by the suspect as well. The suspect was interviewed and admitted to striking the both of the females. Brunk was arrested and transported to the Texas County Jail.   
Texas County Prosecuting Attorney Parke Stevens charged Nathan W. Brunk, age 25, of Licking with one count of Domestic Assault 1st degree and one count of Domestic Assault 3rd degree. Brunk was held in the Texas County Jail pending $200,000 bond.           
The above charges are mere accusations and 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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