Police called to domestic dispute, one arrested on drug charge

Police called to domestic dispute, one arrested on drug charge
Dominique Lea Williams (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)
Dominique Lea Williams (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro police arrested two people for a domestic dispute where one was in the possession of drugs.

According to a police incident report, an officer was called to the 200-block of North Drake Street on Sunday about a domestic disturbance that already occurred.

Officer David Stout spoke with 23-year-old Dominique Williams and 25-year-old Phillip Price, both of Jonesboro.

Williams said she and Price got into an argument and he put her into a headlock and drug her outside the house.

The officer said that Williams did not have any marks on her head or neck and she did not complain about injuries.

Price, on the other hand, said that he picked up Williams and carried her out of the house because he wanted her to leave.

He had scratches on his back and a bite or rub near his right nipple. Price's brother backed up his story.

Price said he did not, however, want Williams to go to jail. The officer asked the two to separate and stay out of each other's way for the rest of the afternoon.

The report said an hour later Officer Stout was called back to the home again. This time, Williams allegedly "scratched Phillip's eyes out."

Officer Stout found Williams at the corner of Bridge Street and Word Avenue crying.

Williams said Price drug her out of the house on her back. The officer noticed she had scratches on her left shoulder, a bloody elbow, and she complained about her right eye being swollen.

Price then walked up and said Williams attacked him and scratched him on the head and face. The officer noticed scratches on his neck.

Both were taken to the Craighead County Detention Center. Price and Williams were both cited with third-degree domestic battery.

While a jailer was searching Price's wallet, they found a baggie of suspected cocaine. Price said he had no knowledge of that being there and became upset.

Price is being held awaiting a probable cause hearing for felony possession of meth or cocaine.

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