WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A regional attorney affiliated with a lot of higher profile conditions in Texoma was arrested following an alleged altercation at a Wichita Falls residence.
Mark Houston Barber, 59, is charged with assault loved ones violence. He is at the moment booked into the Wichita County Jail on a $1,000 bond.
According to the arrest affidavit, officers with the Wichita Falls Police Office have been dispatched to a residence in the 4400 block of Barbados about 2:15 a.m. on Sunday, April 10.
When officers arrived on the scene, they manufactured get hold of with Barber, who experienced a black eye and blood on his cheek.
The affidavit reported Barber told police he’d been in a verbal altercation with the sufferer when yet another topic in the residence began a struggle with Barber.
Barber then informed law enforcement he was put into a chokehold and the sufferer kicked him in the head.
In accordance to the affidavit, law enforcement then spoke with the victims, who mentioned Barber arrived at them and pushed one of them down. The sufferer reported they wrestled and were broken up by other persons in the dwelling.
The victims instructed police Barber was put into a chokehold even though the target he was wrestling at the time acquired away from the battle.
The affidavit explained Barber stood up and started to operate about the dwelling. One more victim then said Barber pushed them on the floor and began to wrestle them in a diverse place in the house.
In accordance to the affidavit, police indicated Barber was the aggressor in the two circumstances included in the incident.
Barber was transported to Wichita County Jail devoid of additional incident, and an Crisis Protecting Buy and Target Notification was loaded out on both equally victims.
Previously, Barber was arrested for assault in January 2015 just after hitting a male in the face with a beer mug at Outdated Town Saloon. According to authorities, the victim’s injuries demanded staples and his nose was broken.
Barber was sentenced to 2 a long time of probation for the assault.
Barber was also arrested in August 2011 and billed with general public intoxication soon after displaying up at a woman’s property bare and drunk.
Barber has been working towards regulation in Wichita Falls due to the fact 1987, for the duration of which time he has been associated in numerous higher profile scenarios, which include that of little one intercourse abuser Michael Corey, convicted boy or girl molester Casey Joe Cochnauer and murder defendant Justin Enjoy.
Barber was publicly reprimanded in Might 2014 in the 30th District Court docket for skilled misconduct, according to the Texas Bar Journal.