City police arrested Jacob Martin Rivers, 21, who has no known address, and his girlfriend, Maxine Jacobson, 21,who also has no known address.
Police were called about 5:40 pm by a passer by that called the police to the Terrace Apartments on South Cliff Street for reports of a man hitting a woman behind the apartment building and a woman crying.
A witness advised officers that she had a gun, multiple city and township officers responded. Police arrived and tried to detain Jacobson who struggled with police as they detained her. They found her with a BB pistol.
Police said they spoke to other witnesses who recounted seeing Martin-Rivers a short time earlier hit Jacobson and throw her into a bench in front of the building. Basically beating the hell out of her, at a second point he picked her up and slammed her into the bench over an argument over heroin
The woman, police said, appeared to have injuries to her left hand and right knee.
A search of Martin Rivers, turned up two syringes and a spoon, a container with suspected marijuana resin in it and a Suboxone strip.
He was arraigned on charges of simple assault, disorderly conduct, possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, and harassment. He was placed in the Butler County Prison on $30,000 bail following arraignment.
Jacobson was arraigned on charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, and given a recognizance bond. But she was kept at the jail to undergo a mental evaluation.
Good times in Butler City.