Clinton Public Safety was dispatched to Countryside Circle at 3:05 Friday morning regarding an assault report. A caller indicated it sounded like someone was being thrown around an apartment and there was screaming from the residence. After investigation, 19-year-old Justin Damon Martin Jr. of Apartment A-2 at 100 Country Side, Clinton was arrested on tickets charging two counts of Assault and Battery 3rd Degree. He is accused of assaults on an adult female and a 14-year-old female.
He was placed in the Johnson Detention Center with bonds totaling $1,000 on the two assault charges. The Sheriff’s Office, meanwhile, served Justin Martin with bench warrants from Magistrate’s Court. They cited convictions November 26, 2012 on charges of Simple Possession of Marijuana and Driving without a License. Sentences were 30 days on each, or fines of $620 and $237. Martin remained in the JDC this morning.