On 12/17/17 at 1211 hours the Wabash County Sheriff's Office responded to 9348 Wabash 17 Ave. Mt. Carmel reference a report of domestic situation. Once on scene the deputy determined that the couple had been arguing on and off throughout the evening prior to the incident over substance abuse issues. The male identified as Frank E. Shoultz 41, Mt. Carmel reportedly struck the female in the back of the head during the altercation. Shoultz then exited the residence and was locked out by his victim. Shoultz then reportedly kicked in the rear door of the residence.
Shoultz was placed under arrest for domestic battery and taken to the Wabash County Jail. Shoultz bond has been set at $1000 cash and remain in the Wabash County jail.