On January 19, 2023 at approximately 9:15 p.m. city units were dispatched to Green Meadows Ln in reference to a possible assault that had occurred outside of the apartment complex. It was stated that the male subject was still located outside wearing a gray shirt, black sweat pants, and had dark hair. Upon arrival, an officer observed a man pointing towards a male subject standing on the side walk near a white van. The officer made contact with the male subject identified by his TN identification as lan Morin. The officer observed that Mr. Morin had a strong alcoholic odor about his person, very red watery eyes, and was unsteady on his feet. Mr. Morin started to become very aggressive in manner and attempted to kick the white van belonging to the victim. Mr. Morin made statements that did not pertain to the investigation and never stated anything about an occurred assault. For the safety of the general public, and Mr. Morin while intoxicated by a mind altering substance, the officer placed him into custody of his patrol unit.
The officer then made contact with the victim inside of the residence and she stated that Mr. Morin had struck her across the face. An unidentified male subject attempted to step in to stop the assault and once that occurred Mr. Morin struck the female victim in the face several more times while attempting to strike the male subject. The officer observed a red marking on the right side of the victim’s face that was starting to swell confirming the physical altercation occurrence. A neighbor had observed the assault as it occurred. She stated that she observed Mr. Morin strike the victim several times and was combative towards several subjects outside of the residence. Mr. Morin was deemed the primary aggressor of the assault and was transported to the Cumberland County Justice Center. Mr. Morin continued to be combative once he was transported to intake where Correction Officers had to take corrective action to gain compliance. The officer was granted a warrant for Domestic Assault, Public Intoxication, and Bond Conditions.