Jasper Man Arrested Following Alleged Domestic Battery

JASPER -- Jasper Police arrested John Hemmer of Jasper around 1:30 Saturday afternoon following a domestic dispute.

Police responded to an apartment in the 400 block of Kirkwood Drive on a report of an altercation there.

Police determined Hemmer battered a female during the fight, allegedly throwing her against the wall by her neck.

This isn’t Hemmer’s first run in with the law.

His Domestic Battery charge was elevated to a felony due to multiple prior convictions on unrelated cases.

He’s charged with Domestic Battery, Disorderly Conduct and Invasion of Privacy.

Hemmer was arrested and lodged in the Dubois County Security Center.