On 11/15/17 at 21:03 hrs. the Wabash County Sheriff's Office responded to 10418 N. 1250 Blvd. Mt. Carmel reference a verbal dispute. The complainant advised her neighbor was beating on her door yelling and screaming due to an ongoing verbal altercation. Once the deputy arrived it was found that the residents of 10418 N . 1250 Blvd. had been arguing on and off all day and into the evening. At one point the argument turned physical and the male had struck the female with a table. When the two exited the residence the door was inadvertently locked and they could not get back inside the residence.
The investigation resulted in the arrest of 48 year old Willard L. Lewis Jr., of Mt. Carmel. Lewis was charged with domestic battery and posted a $500 cash bond today to secure his release.