Man Arrested for Assault Family Violence
LIBERTY, August 2, 2012 - City of Liberty Police and LCSO Deputies responded to a residence in the 800 block of Texas Street in Liberty for a disturbance involving family violence shortly after 11:15 PM on Wednesday.
A boy friend and girl friend had gotten into an argument that became physical when the man choked his girlfriend and were in the front yard of the home when Officers arrived.
The boy friend was identified as Carl Wayne Heard who after investigation was taken into custody on charges of Assault Family Violence, Impeding Breathing which is a 3rd Degree Felony.
The investigation revealed that both Heard and his girl friend had been drinking and alcohol may have been a factor in the disturbance.
Heard resisted Officers attempts to place him in the patrol vehicle for transportation to the Liberty County Jail and was further charged with Resisting Transportation.