Man charged with domestic-abuse assault

BY DI STAFF | JULY 26, 2013 5:00 AM

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A local man has been charged after allegedly hitting a woman in the back of the head.

Vernard Dillon, 51, 461 Highway 1 W., was charged on Thursday with domestic-abuse assault.

According to a police complaint, Dillon reportedly hit the woman on the back of the head with a closed fist while she was throwing up in the sink. The woman said she and Dillon had been in an intimate relationship for the past three years.

This is Dillon’s second domestic-abuse assault charge, an aggravated misdemeanor.

— by Cassidy Riley

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