Mt. Vernon man arrested for domestic battery, person hospitalized

MOUNT VERNON — A Mt. Vernon man was arrested Tuesday evening after authorities were called on a report of a domestic battery. 

At approximately 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, authorities were called to a residence in the 1700 block of S. 15th Street regarding a domestic disturbance. 

At the scene, MVPD arrested 28 year old Derrick Thrailkill of Mt. Vernon for a felony count of aggravated domestic battery with strangulation and a count of domestic battery. 

A person at the scene was transported to SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment of injuries incurred during the dispute. 

The Department of Children and Family Services were notified due to the presence of children in the residence. Thrailkill was transported to the Jefferson County Detention Center where he is currently awaiting formal charges and bond to be set.