5/17/2017 9:41:00 AM Hamden man arrested following
domestic dispute involving teen son
According to the Vinton County Sheriff's Office, on April 30, a report was made regarding a male child that had allegedly been assaulted by his father.
At around 9:30 a.m. on April 30, Christina Gambill of Jackson came into the Sheriff's Office to make a report that her 16-year-old child had been assaulted by his father, Eric D. Reffitt, 42 of Hamden. During the investigation, Deputy Mark Schweikert found evidence that led him to believe that an assault had occurred. Reffitt was contacted and came to the Sheriff's Office voluntarily to speak about the incident.
After the interview, Reffitt was arrested and charged with Domestic Violence, Assault, and Endangering Children, and was taken to the Southeast Ohio Regional Jail until a bond hearing could be held in Vinton County Court.