Local man charged with domestic abuse assault third offense


Joseph Lee Moore, 28, made an initial appearance Monday in Marshall County District Court on a domestic abuse assault-strangulation, third or subsequent offense, assault causing bodily injury and two charges of harassment first degree. Domestic abuse assault-third or subsequent offense is a Class D felony.

A no-contact order has been issued for the protected party, and the public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. A preliminary hearing is scheduled Feb. 27. The defendant is being held on bond at $5,000 cash or surety.