Attorney Arrested for Assault

Attorney Arrested for Assault

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor •

RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Sunday, June 21 at 10:36 a.m., Rainsville police officers responded to a domestic violence call.

Officers arrested Dara Lamunyon Patterson, 43 of Rainsville, for Assault-Domestic Violence in the 3rd degree. 

According to Alabama Code Section 13A-6-132, a person commits domestic violence in the third degree if the victim is a current or former spouse, parent, child, any person with whom the defendant has a child in common, a present or former household member, or a person who has had a dating relationship.  Domestic violence in the third degree is a Class A misdemeanor. 

Patterson is a licensed attorney in DeKalb County and previously served as a city attorney for the city of Rainsville.

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