Thursday morning at about 3:25, Officer Sterling Riddle responded to an injured subject call at a residence in the 1700 block of North 5 Street. APD Dispatch received a call from a concerned citizen about a lot of screaming coming from a residence and that it sounded like items were being thrown about. Officer Riddle arrived on scene to find a male subject bleeding near the curb. A female was also contacted. Officer Riddle's investigation revealed that the female alleged she had been cut on her arms by her boyfriend after having a disagreement with the boyfriend and that the boyfriend got angry and had been drinking. She stated a knife was used by the boyfriend in the assault. She alleged that the boyfriend had strangled her with his hands outside in the front lawn of the residence at one point and that she became unconscious. The victim had visible injuries to her neck consistent with the allegation. The investigation also revealed that the boyfriend had cut his own hand during the altercation. Both the victim and suspect were provided with medical attention by emergency medical personnel at the scene. The male subject was arrested for felony aggravated assault family violence.
at about 4, Officer Kurt Thomas responded to a drunk driver call at a
business in the 4200 block of South First Street. APD Dispatch had been
informed by a manager at the business that a male driver of a vehicle was passed
out in their drive-thru lane and that he believed the driver to be intoxicated. The manager indicated that the driver was unresponsive. Officer Thomas arrived
and observed that the vehicle's engine was running and that the man appeared
unresponsive. Officer Thomas was able to awaken the driver and he smelled the
strong odor of alcohol coming from the driver. The driver showed indicators of
intoxication and was asked to perform standard field sobriety tests. The driver
was uncooperative for portions of the tests. Additionally, the driver failed
one of the tests. The driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated and
provided breath samples at the jail. Breath samples taken revealed the driver's
BAC to be 0.097 and 0.100.