Domestic dispute ends with a chipped tooth and a battery arrest

MITCHELL – A Mitchell man was arrested after Mitchell Police officers received a report of an injured woman. The caller reported Kristapher Canfield was being abusive to a female and had chipped her tooth.

Kristapher Canfield

Officers went to the home in the 220 block of West Main Street when they learned that Canfield had been in a domestic dispute. Canfield had hit the woman in the mouth with his elbow chipping her tooth. The woman then fled the house and went to a neighbor’s house. A child was present during the dispute.

Canfield was arrested on charges of domestic battery and domestic battery in the presence of a child.

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.