Boonville Man Arrested After Domestic Incident
A man dropping off his child following a visitation is facing charges after he apparently lost his temper.
Lewis County Sheriff's deputies say 21 year old Francis Blanchard of Boonville was dropping off his child on East Main Street in Turin when he allegedly entered the home and punched another man.
Police say the victim, who refused to press charges, was punched several times in the face and head.
Blanchard was charged with fourth degree criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child. Police say an 8 year old was nearby when Blanchard punched the other man and damaged a sheet-rock wall.
He was ticketed and released. He will answer the charges in Turin town court at a later date.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014, Watertown, NY
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