Domestic Dispute Leads to Arrest


A domestic dispute at a home on Brown Street in Bellefontaine resulted in an arrest on Sunday.

Police say Lee Yelton, 37, of Bellefontaine, grabbed one of the victims in the back of the neck during a dispute. When a second individual tried to intervene, Yelton grabbed that person by the arm, leaving scratches and bruises. When the victims took a child and attempted to leave the area, Yelton took the child to another family member’s home before returning.

Police say Yelton was intoxicated during the event.

He was arrested and charged with domestic violence and lodged in the Logan County Jail.