Police: Domestic dispute leads to standoff

from o-n-e reports
Staff Writer

A Newton man is now being held in the Catawba County Detention Center after a domestic violence situation that led to a four and a half hour standoff between the suspect and police.

Newton Police received a call in reference to a domestic violence situation 603 East A Street around 10:15 p.m. on Saturday night, according to Newton Police Major Tim Hayes.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.