Three people arrested after domestic violence incident on Verona Island

Published: Jun. 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM EDT
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Three people are facing charges after a domestic violence incident Thursday on Verona Island that brought out a lot of local law enforcement.

44-year-old Jeffrey Witham, 41-year-old Nathan Dilworth and 37-year-old Lintisha Oliveras were arrested.

All of them are from Verona Island.

Hancock County Sheriffs deputies went to Witham's house around one in the morning.

A woman called authorities with concerns about her friend.

Deputies determined a very violent incident had been taking place for several hours.

When they were finally able to get in the house, Witham was gone.

As part of the investigation, Dilworth and Oliveras were arrested.

Dilworth is charged with illegally have a have gun.

Oliveras is charged with a bail violation.

Witham was finally found more than 12 hours later and arrested in Plymouth.

He has been charged with several crimes, including domestic violence assault, terrorizing with a dangerous weapon and aggravated assault.