Domestic Assault Alleged

    The Clinton Department of Public Safety arrested a local man at 9:52 Christmas Morning following an alleged Assault on December 25th at the victim’s residence at Clinton Manor Apartments. Charged with Criminal Domestic Violence was 29-year-old Luther David Smith III of 825 Airport Road,Clinton, also known as “Lil Luke” and “Luth.” A warrant alleges that Luther Smith III committed a battery on the victim by striking her in the head with his fist, causing a knot to form on her head. The victim also allegedly had her hand cut during the altercation, causing a minor laceration and bleeding. The warrant states that the defendant and victim have a child together. A cash or surety bond was set at $2,150. Luther Davis Smith III remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.