Clinton man arrested on Felony Domestic Battery Charges.
From the desk of Sheriff Scott Bradley
On May 27th, 2015, Deputies and an Investigator from the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a call from Ozark Medical Center about a women who was being treated at the hospital from injuries sustained in a Domestic Violence altercation. After the Investigator’s investigation into the altercation, found that the 8 month pregnant victim had sustained severe injuries to the head and abdomen. Investigators went to the victims residence and found the suspect 21 year old Johnnie Dewayne Martin of Clinton. After further investigation by Investigators, Martin was arrested at his residence. Martin is charged with Domestic Violence 3rd Degree Class D Felony and is currently incarcerated at the Van Buren County Detention Center awaiting a first appearance.