A 21-year-old man was arrested early Tuesday on a misdemeanor charge of battery after allegedly punching his neighbor after the two began to argue about presidential candidate Donald Trump, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.
According to the arrest report, deputies were dispatched at 12:38 a.m. to the 400 block of South Saliman Road for a call of two men arguing outside.
An officer made contact with the victim who explained he was drinking with his neighbor and that the two began arguing and that he was punched in the face, the arrest report states.
The victim said his neighbor then left and his wife called 911. The victim signed a citizen’s arrest form.
Deputies then made contact with the suspect who stated the two began to argue about Donald Trump and that he became upset and punched the man in the face. He was taken into custody on a charge of misdemeanor battery. Bail: $1,137.