Report by Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Gautney
On Friday at about 1:28 PM, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Gautney responded to an interrupted 911 call in the area of mile post two on N. North Bank Rd. in Otis.
Deputy Gautney arrived and contacted an adult female with minor injuries to her face. The investigation revealed that the injuries were caused by the female’s boyfriend, 43 year old Michael Rhodes of Otis, during an argument in the family home. During the altercation the female attempted to call 911 but Mr. Rhodes ended the call by pulling the phone cord out.
Michael Rhodes was arrested and lodged at the Lincoln County Jail on one count of assault in the fourth degree (domestic violence) and one count of interfering with making a report. His bail was set at $30,000.