Anderson Charged with Assaulting her Mother

October 21, 2013
Dwayne Page
April Lynn Anderson
David Shane Hacker
Benjamin Daniel Bell

A 30 year old woman has been charged with the domestic assault of her mother.

April Lynn Anderson of Quail Pointe, Drive Smithville is under a $2,500 bond and she will be in court on October 30. Sheriff Patrick Ray said that on Wednesday, October 16 a deputy was dispatched to DeKalb Community Hospital in reference to a domestic call. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with a woman who was awaiting treatment. She told the officer that she was taken to the hospital after her daughter, Anderson kicked her in the stomach, punched her in the ribs, and punched her in the back of the head. The deputy noticed a red physical mark on the victim's left hand. The woman said she was covering up her head as her daughter was punching her. The injuries were photographed and the victim provided a written statement.

19 year old David Shane Hacker of Cardinal Lane, Smithville is charged with domestic assault, violation of an order of protection, and reckless endangerment. His bond is $7,500 and he will be in court October 31. Sheriff Ray said that on Wednesday, October 16 a deputy responded to a physical domestic call on Rosewood Lane, Smithville involving Hacker and his ex-girlfriend. The woman told the officer that Hacker shoved her into a brick wall while she was holding their daughter, causing the child to hit her head on the brick wall. The youngster suffered a small cut to her forehead. A computer check revealed that this woman (victim) has an active order of protection against Hacker. He was arrested and brought to the jail for booking.

30 year old Benjamin Daniel Bell of Park City, Utah is charged with public intoxication, assault, and resisting arrest. His bond is $6,000 and he will be in court on October 31. Sheriff Ray said that on Sunday, October 20 an officer was dispatched to Craft Center Drive to check out a complaint of someone being on top of a water tower. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with a security guard who reported that he had made contact with a man who had been on the water tower. According to the security guard, the man came down from the tower, shoved him, and then took off running. After searching the grounds, the officer made contact with Bell, who was found curled up in a ball, hiding in the woods behind a tree. Bell had a strong odor of alcohol on his person and he was uncooperative with the officer. He was placed under arrest and transported to the sheriff's office for booking.

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