On Saturday May 11, 2019 Bell County Deputy Patrick Brooks arrested 39 year old Jeremiah Fugate after responding to a residence on Tommy Smith Park Road in the Straight Creek area in regard to a domestic assault complaint.

Deputy Brooks states that he heard Fugate raise his voice, throw open the door with a child in arm, and strike a woman at the residence in the left eye with an open hand. The woman began to bruise around the left eye while the deputy was on scene speaking with her.

Jeremiah Fugate was arrested and lodged in the Bell County Detention Center charged with assault – 4th degree (domestic violence).