At approximately 5:13 a.m. on Thursday, Frankfort Police were dispatched to a domestic in the 600 Block of Railroad Street. Upon arriving, Officers found a female victim who had fled the residence. Officers were alerted that the suspect was still in the house with children. Entry was made but the suspect had fled prior to officer arrival. The children were found and were not harmed. A city-wide alert was issued and the suspect was arrested around 4:15 p.m. on the same day.
Arrested was: 25-year-old Marcos Vasquez of Frankfort. Vasquez was booked in the Clinton County Jail with the following preliminary charges: Criminal Confinement involving a deadly weapon, Domestic Battery involving a deadly weapon, Intimidation involving a deadly weapon and Neglect of a Dependent.
“Officers are called to the scene of domestic violence situations every day”, said Deputy Chief Scott Shoemaker. “In cases like this, though, officers are called to rapidly evolving and uncertain situations that require immediate responses, such as forcing entry in an unknown environment, to protect individuals therein.”
Vasquez was transported to the Clinton County Jail where he will await formal charges by the Clinton County Prosecutor’s Office.