Father, son arrested in disputes
A Marion father and son were arrested a day apart on suspicion of domestic battery and criminal damage to property after a July 26 incident in the 100 block of N. Lincoln St.
Christopher S. Hammond, 52, was jailed on suspicion of domestic battery after his son called dispatchers to report his hand was cut by glass during a dispute at their home.
The son, Christopher C. Hammond, 27, refused to be taken to a hospital.
His father was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery and released four hours later without bond.
An hour and a half after his call to dispatchers, the son called to report chest pains. He refused to be taken to a hospital.
The following day, the son was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage to property. he was jailed in lieu of $2,500 bond.
Marion police chief Gideon Cody said the incident still was under investigation.