Corporal Mark Simino responded September 11 to Oxford in reference to a reported physical confrontation involving a mother and son. The mother reported that her son, Jason M. Barron became combative after she told him to take a shower in preparation for a medical appointment. Barron, age 31 grabbed her by the throat with both hands and applied pressure to the point she was unable to breath. Barron acknowledged the physical confrontation and was arrested for domestic battery third degree. Barron remains in the Izard County Detention Facility pending a mental evaluation.
News Release, For Immediate Release, September 18, 2014, POC: Sheriff Lawrence 870 368 4203