TREMONT — The day after a Tremont man was released from the Hancock County Jail after serving a sentence for a domestic assault, he was back at the facility charged with the same crime.
Domenick Barnes, 30, was arrested Friday on charges of domestic violence assault and operating without a license after police were called to a residence on the Ann’s Point Road shortly before 8 a.m.
According to reports, Maine State Police were alerted to the incident and requested assistance from other law enforcement agencies. Officer Rick Graham of the Southwest Harbor Police Department was first on the scene and reported that Barnes had left driving a vehicle before the officer arrived. The victim, he reported, sustained minor injuries but declined medical treatment.
The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department and Mount Desert police assisted the other agencies in trying to locate Barnes. He was located at another residence in Tremont and taken into custody.
According to records at the Hancock County Jail, Barnes began serving a sentence for a domestic assault conviction on March 11 and was released the morning of March 31, the day before the alleged assault.
As of Tuesday, Barnes remained in custody. His bail has been set at $1,000 cash.
Cpl. Micah Perkins of the Maine State Police was unable to provide additional details of the incident because the responding trooper was on days-off and had not filed a complete report.