Jasper Man Arrested After “Domestic Violence Altercation”

DeichJASPER (NNDC) – A Jasper man faces several charges after he was arrested in connection with what police describe as a “domestic violence altercation” at a local motel.

19-year old Brent Deich (pictured) was arrested this morning after he was located by police walking away from the Econolodge motel on the city’s southside. Jasper police were called to the Econolodge on a report of a woman there being held hostage in motel room.

Deich now faces charges of Criminal Confinement, Strangulation, Intimidation and Domestic Battery. JPD says Deich and a juvenile female were involved in the altercation. According to police, the female says she was battered, strangled and the Deich threatened to kill her.

The female also told police that Deich refused to let her leave the motel room.

JPD says the female complained of pain, but refused medical treatment.

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