On May 22, 2016 at approximately 5:48 PM, North Platte police officers responded to the 2400 block of East E St. on the report of a disturbance between a man and woman. The reporting party said the man threw the woman to the ground.
Upon arrival, officers determined that the couple was working on a home improvement project when they started arguing. The woman quit helping and the male became upset. The victim reported being kicked, thrown to the ground and being struck in the head with a large construction level. She had injuries consistent with her statement.
The male, Wesley Hawkins, was taken into custody for 2nd degree domestic assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony. He was incarcerated at the Lincoln County Detention Center.