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Beebe PD: Man arrested after disturbance

John William Cates (Source: Beebe Police Department) John William Cates (Source: Beebe Police Department)
BEEBE, AR (KAIT) -

A man faces aggravated assault and domestic battery charges after he reportedly fired off a weapon inside a home, Beebe police said Wednesday. 

John William Cates of Beebe was arrested Tuesday after police went to a home on West Oklahoma Street due to a domestic disturbance, according to Misty Goss with Beebe police. 

Cates and the victim were in a physical struggle when police arrived, and officers found out that Cates had fired a weapon inside the residence during the argument, police said. 

The victim, whose name was not released, was treated for minor injuries at a nearby hospital and was released, police said.

Cates was being held Wednesday in the White County jail on a $20,000 bond, with a Feb. 7 court date in circuit court at Searcy. 

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