WARSAW — A Warsaw man was arrested after beating a female while she was in a vehicle. Two days before the altercation he was convicted of battery resulting in bodily injury.
Adam Noel Long, 41, 764 N. Lake St., Warsaw, is being charged with domestic battery causing moderate bodily injury, a level 6 felony; domestic battery, a class A misdemeanor; and domestic battery with a prior conviction, a level 6 felony.
On July 12, an officer with the Warsaw Police Department responded to a physical altercation report. The officer spoke with a female subject, who said a female driver had transported her to a residence. The female went to the residence to collect items from her husband that she was separated from. Upon arriving at the residence, the female spoke with Long and told him why she was there. Long let her go into the residence to collect her items while he stayed outside.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, when the female exited the residence, she noticed Long hitting the female driver while she was in the car. The female pulled Long away from the driver and drove away from the residence.
The female driver said she and Long used to be in a relationship. She said Long hit her in the face multiple times. The officer noticed the female had a swollen cheek and a lip that was swollen and red.
A neighbor also said she saw Long hitting the female driver through the car window.
Long has a prior conviction of battery resulting in bodily injury and was convicted of this charge on July 10.
He was booked in the Kosciusko County Jail on Aug. 4, with a $20,500 surety and cash bond.