A Great Bend man was arrested on an aggravated battery charge Tuesday after he allegedly choked his mother during an argument. The Great Bend Police Department reports Jordan Levingston, 24, was also booked into the Barton County Detention Center on a charge of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school and is being held in lieu of bond.
According to reports, officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance at 2814 28th St. shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday. It was reported that Levingston had choked his mother during an argument at the residence. During the course of the investigation, approximately 100 grams (about 3.5 ounces) of suspected marijuana was located on Levingston at the residence, which is near Jefferson Elementary School.
Police did not immediately release information on the extent of the woman’s injuries, if any.
Bond was set at $20,000 for aggravated domestic battery and at $100,000 for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute within a 1,000 feet of a school and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Great Bend Police Department at 620-793-4120 or Crime Stoppers at 620-792-1300.