Man Allegedly Batters Woman and Jasper Police Officer During Violent Incident Saturday


JASPER -- A Jasper man is in jail after allegedly getting violent early Saturday morning.

Police were called to the 400 block of East 14th Street in Jasper around 1:15 a.m. on a report of a domestic disturbance.

When officers arrived, the male suspect fled the scene and was located at the intersection of Vine and 14th Streets.  He allegedly resisted arrest.

He’s 29-year-old Devonte Chatman.  

He’s charged with felony counts of Domestic Battery and Battery Against a Public Official.  Chatman is also charged with Resisting Law Enforcement, and possession of both marijuana and paraphernalia.  Those are misdemeanors.