Benson resident arrested for assault, unlawful mischief

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BENSON — Police say a 19-year-old man was arrested on multiple charges after assaulting a household member in Benson yesterday.

Police were dispatched to a family fight reported at around 4:35 p.m.

During the course of the investigation, police found that a resident at the home had caused injury during an altercation to a prior household member.

Police say he also committed the offense of unlawful mischief during the incident and committed the offenses in the presence of a child.

He was taken into custody and transported to the Castleton Police Department for processing.

He was later released on court conditions and cited to appear in court for the charges of aggravated domestic assault, unlawful mischief, and an offense committed in the presence of a child.