Brookville Man Accused of Biting Woman During Domestic Altercation

WARSAW TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Charges have been filed against a Brookville man who allegedly bit a woman during a domestic altercation in Warsaw Township earlier this month.

Court documents indicate the DuBois-based State Police filed criminal charges against 31-year-old Zachery Scott Lindemuth.

According to a criminal complaint, around 9:57 p.m. on September 2, DuBois-based State Police were dispatched to a residence on State Route 28 in Warsaw Township, Jefferson County, for a report of a domestic incident.

At the scene, police spoke to a known female victim who reported that she had come to pick up her juvenile daughter from Zachary Lindemuth’s custody, and a physical altercation ensued when she tried to take the child from Lindemuth’s arms.

According to the complaint, the victim told police that Lindemuth pushed her and bit her on the arm.

The complaint notes police observed a recent physical injury on the victim’s arm with bruising, teeth marks, and raised skin around the bite mark.

Lindemuth reportedly denied biting the victim but admitted he had bitten her in the past, causing physical injury.

Lindemuth was arraigned in front of Magisterial District Judge Gregory M. Bazylak at 8:50 a.m. on September 3, on the following charges:

– Simple Assault, Misdemeanor 1
– Harassment – Subject Other to Physical Contact, Summary

He remains free on $10,000.00 unsecured bail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. on November 2, with Judge Bazylak presiding.

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