Officers of the Perry Police arrested a Jefferson man Sunday afternoon who was wanted in Greene County in connection with two alleged domestic abuse assaults occurring last Sunday.
Nathaniel Clark Aldrich, 32, of Jefferson arrested on Greene County warrants on charges of willful injury and two counts of domestic abuse assault.
A vehicle in which Aldrich was a passenger was stopped in the 2300 block of First Avenue about 2 p.m. and Aldrich was taken into custody without incident.
According to a criminal complaint filed by the Jefferson Police Department, officers responded about 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20 to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of W. Washington Street in Jefferson.
One of the victims said Aldrich came to the W. Washington Street residence to retrieve personal property, and an argument ensued during which Aldrich allegedly knocked the victim down and straddled him while continuing to strike him in the face.
Aldrich also alleged pushed the second victim, an elderly female, to the ground before leaving the scene.
The Perry Police Department released Aldrich to the custody of the Greene County Sheriff’s office. He will be held in the Greene County Jail in advance of an appearance in Greene County District Court.
Aldrich was convicted of domestic abuse assault with intent or display of a weapon in 2007 in Greene County District Court. He was convicted of assault causing injury to peace officers in 2007 in Greene County District Court. He was convicted of assault in 2008 in Carroll County District Court. He was convicted of first-degree harassment in 2011 in Greene County District Court. He was convicted of assault in 2012 in Polk County District Court. He was convicted of domestic abuse assault in 2013 in Webster County District Court. He was convicted of assault on persons in certain occupations in 2014 in Calhoun County District Court. He was convicted of assault in 2017 in Polk County District Court, and he was convicted of second-offense domestic abuse assault in 2018 in Greene County District Court.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.