North Vernon man faces Domestic Battery charge

A North Vernon man was arrested on domestic battery charges Thursday after allegedly being caught in the act.

A spokesperson with the North Vernon Police Department (NVPD) says that just before 4 p.m., officers were called to a disturbance in the 100 block of South Jackson Street. As NVPD officers arrived on the scene, they allegedly witnessed Shannon Coldwell battering another person.

Police say that Coldwell was arrested on a preliminary charge of Domestic Battery and booked in the Jennings County Jail. The identity, and condition, of the second person, has not been released.