MVPD Arrest One After Domestic Incident

(MT. VERNON, IL) — The Mt. Vernon Police Department responded to a report at approximately 2:08 a.m. Sunday of a female requesting assistance from officers after being battered by her boyfriend.  A reporting person indicated that the female that requested the assistance had left the scene of the call with her boyfriend and child. The vehicle they were reported occupying was found at the Circle K at 2701 Broadway in Mt. Vernon, where after investigation, authorities arrested 29 year old Thomas Moore of Mt. Vernon on charges of aggravated domestic battery/strangulation, child endangerment, and interference with a report of domestic violence.  Moore was transported to the Jefferson County Justice Center for the formal filing of charges and the setting of bond.