Crime

Sarah Palin's Son Arrested For Domestic Violence

| by Emily Smith
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Track Palin, the son of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, was arrested on Jan. 18 and charged with domestic violence.

On Jan. 19, Wasilla, Alaska, police wrote in a statement that officers were called to a residence in the area following a disturbance report, Gawker notes. The report was made about 10 p.m. on Jan. 18.

“An investigation revealed Track Palin had committed a domestic violence assault on a female, interfered with her ability to report a crime of domestic violence, and possessed a firearm while intoxicated,” police wrote, according to Gawker.

Track currently faces three misdemeanor counts for assault, misconduct with a weapon, and interfering with a report of domestic violence. He is also currently being held without bail until arraignment.

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The 26-year-old is scheduled to be arraigned on Jan. 19.

No further information is currently known.

Track was first introduced to the public during his mother’s speech at the 2008 Republican National Convention. She noted that he was about to serve in Iraq. Despite his honorable service, he has had a rocky few years, including a divorce and a publicized drunken brawl.

Sources: CBS News, Gawker / Photo Credit: Political Ticker, Therealbs2002/Wikipedia