Deputies break up domestic fight in car

Kyle B. Beckemeyer
Kyle B. Beckemeyer

Bartholomew County deputies broke up what they are calling a battery in a moving vehicle Wednesday afternoon.

Deputies were called to a report of the driver battering a passenger in the vehicle as it drove on Deaver Road at about 4:04 p.m. Wednesday. Three deputies stopped the vehicle in the 800 block of Jonesville Road.

The driver, 18-year-old Kyle Beckemeyer of Sprague Road was arrested on preliminary charges of criminal confinement and domestic battery on a minor says Judy Jackson, spokeswoman for the sheriff’s department.

Chief Deputy Chris Lane wants to remind possible victims of domestic violence that if you are being hurt physically or emotionally, you can call the county emergency operations center for help at 812-379-1689 or call
Turning Point at 800-221-6311.