Mitchell man arrested for allegedly hitting woman with coffee table

MITCHELL – A Mitchell man was arrested on a warrant Thursday after a domestic battery investigation that was reported on August 25, 2021.

Brian Miller

Police arrested 32-year-old Brian Miller on charges of domestic battery resulting in injury and intimidation.

According to a probable cause affidavit, a woman informed an officer that her ex-boyfriend had injured her during an argument that turned physical at a home on Dale Street.

The woman told the officer she was fearful of Miller and believed he would try and kill her.

The woman had bruises on her forearm, her elbow, on her biceps, and on her side. 

The injuries were caused after Miller allegedly picked up a coffee table and began hitting the woman with it.

The information was forwarded to the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

If you or someone you know is involved in a domestic violence situation and needs help, call Hoosier Hills PACT 24-hour crisis line at 1-888-883-1959 or visit their website at

The agency can provide emergency assistance with shelter to those in domestic violence situations.  Hoosier Hills PACT also provides assistance with court advocacy, protective orders, education, outreach programs, support groups, and more.

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