Man jailed for domestic assault
A Schuylkill County man was jailed on Monday, Feb. 24, following a domestic assault incident. State police at Frackville said the incident occurred about 8-8:10 a.m. at 127 Kimber St., New Philadelphia.
Troopers said at that residence Brandon L. Erb, 29, and a 28-year-old female, got into an altercation. At some point during the altercation Erb allegedly grabbed the victim and struck her in the face.
Erb was arrested and charged with simple assault and harassment. He was arraigned before District Judge David A. Plachko of Port Carbon, and committed to the county prison in lieu of $10,000 straight cash bail.