Harry Blake Moore, 40, of Magnolia, was arrested Wednesday by the Magnolia Police Department and has been charged with second degree domestic battering.

According to Lt. Todd Dew, on Wednesday morning Officer Devin Slack received a report from Magnolia Regional Medical Center of a female victim who had been involved in a domestic incident. This incident had occurred on Sunday.

According to the report, she had multiple injuries, cuts and bruises. Slack began an investigation, and determined  that she had been abused during a domestic incident with her boyfriend. The suspect was identified as Moore, and a warrant was obtained based on the results of the investigation.

Moore later came to the police department after having found out that officers were attempting to locate him. He was arrested and is currently being held at the Columbia County Detention Facility for a first appearance hearing. Bond has been set at $50,000.

He is expected to have a first appearance hearing this afternoon.

In other action from the Magnolia Police Department:

•A juvenile was arrested Wednesday in relation to a sexual assault case. According to Dew, juvenile authorities are involved.

•A 14-year-old juvenile was arrested Wednesday for second degree domestic assault.

•Latasha James, 34, of Waldo, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant out of Miller County.

•Tracy Smith, 41, of McNeil, was arrested Monday for possession of an instrument of crime.

•Torio Griffin, 33, of Magnolia, was arrested Monday for criminal trespass.

•Lamar Smith, 28, of Pensacola, Fla., was arrested Monday for failure to appear.

•Latoya Cheatom, 22, of Magnolia, was arrested Monday for communicating a false alarm.

•Shannon Washington, 22, of Haynesville, La., was arrested Monday for failure to appear.

•Phillip Menou, 22, of Magnolia, was arrested Monday on an affidavit warrant for second degree criminal mischief.

•Whitney Ishmon, 24, of Magnolia, was arrested Tuesday on an affidavit warrant for third degree assault and second degree criminal mischief.

•Obie Scarber, 21, of Magnolia, was arrested Wednesday for driving on a suspended driver’s license, and was also cited for fictitious tags and failure to pay registration fees.

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office reported the Tuesday arrest of James Curry, 62, of Magnolia, for violation of a protection order. A bond was set at $120, and his first appearance will be held on April 30.

Published: 04/18/2013