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Date of Issue: June 16, 2010

Holmes Beach man arrested for assault


The Holmes Beach Police Department arrested Dustin Lee Hatcher, 21, June 5 for domestic assault and criminal mischief.

Hatcher allegedly attempted to punch his mother, but the punch was blocked by his father, according to an HBPD police report.

Hatcher punched holes in walls and grabbed a telephone from his mother and threw the phone against the wall. He also allegedly tore a shelf off the wall.

Hatcher is on probation stemming from a driving under the influence charge and a resisting arrest conviction.

He was arrested June 5 for domestic assault and criminal mischief and was in the Manatee County jail on $620 bond as of June 8.

Mike Quinn, publisher of, contributed to this report.