Domestic Battery

State v. Flores, Domestic Battery in the Presence of a Child

This was another delayed reporting case in which wife called police at 10:00 PM on a Sunday evening to report the alleged battery from Wednesday night.  In the 911 call she proclaimed she wanted him arrested “for adultery, beating my ass, or ANYTHING.”  It was clear to the jury this woman knew how to use the police department itself to control Mr. Flores whenever she became jealous for wrongly perceived infidelity.  NOT GUILTY