DICKSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — The mayor of Burns, Tennessee in Dickson County has been arrested for assault.
Landon Mathis was booked just after midnight Monday and charged with domestic assault.
According to court documents, an officer was dispatched to Johnson Street Sunday for a domestic disturbance.
The victim told the officer Mathis grabbed his shirt near his neck and pushed him down into a couch. When the victim tried to walk away, Mathis stepped on his feet before he grabbed the victim and body slammed him, placed him into a neck hold and began to “twist and push on his nose,” according to court documents.
News 2 reached out to Burns City Hall and was told Mathis was not at work Monday and there is no comment on his arrest.
No additional information was immediately released.
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