From Abilene Police spokesman George Spindler:
At about 2 a.m. Tuesday, Officer Steffen Hartness was dispatched to a disturbance call. Officer Gabriel Thompson assisted on this call and met with a female victim in the 600 block of Butternut Street. The victim alleged that she had been assaulted by her boyfriend at a residence in the 800 block of Elm Street. The investigation revealed that the female victim had been struck on multiple occasions and choked during the assault. The victim had visible injuries consistent with said allegations. The male subject was contacted at his residence and claimed he had not been assaulted. The male subject was arrested for felony assault family violence.
At about 3:15 p.m. Monday, Officer Aron Bryan was dispatched to an injured subject call at a business in the 4500 block of South 1st Street. APD Dispatch had been advised that a female was in need of medical attention. However, dispatch was also alerted that a male subject with the female appeared to be high. Officer Bryan arrived on-scene. During her investigation she discovered a total of four subjects were involved in this incident and that some of them appeared intoxicated. EMS was dispatched to evaluate their condition. Two of the subjects were female juveniles and the other two were adult males. One adult male and the two juveniles were taken to a local hospital for treatment related to suspected substance abuse. The investigation further revealed that the adult male subjects had ingested a substance commonly referred to as K2 and that led to their intoxication. One male subject was arrested at the business for public intoxication. It was unclear whether the use of other substances were ingested by the involved parties. The male subject that was taken to a local hospital was later medically cleared and also arrested for public intoxication.
At about 5:15 p.m. Monday, Officer Chris Volirakis was dispatched to a drunk driver call in the 2100 block of Treadaway Boulevard. APD Dispatch had been notified by an off-duty DPS trooper that a male subject was driving recklessly and that the driver had almost caused multiple collisions. Officer Volirakis arrived on-scene and observed that the trooper had already contacted the male driver. Officer Volirakis’ investigation revealed that the male driver showed signs of intoxication. The driver performed field sobriety tests which he failed. Officer Volirakis also discovered an open container of alcohol in the subject’s vehicle. The driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated (with open container) and provided a blood sample. This investigation continues.