MILTON-FREEWATER — A local man was arrested after allegedly physically harassing his ex-wife and assaulting a man early Sept. 21.
Joseph Ray Wildman, 39, was booked into Umatilla County Jail on booking charges of Second-Degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon and physical harassment.
According to a news release from the Milton-Freewater Police Department, the alleged incident took place at the victims’ residence in the the 100 block of Southeast Second Avenue.
MFPD Chief Doug Boedigheimer said Wildman allegedly used a baseball bat and brass knuckles to assault 21-year-old Deven R. Berg and also slapped and pulled the hair of 41-year-old Leslie A. Garcia.
Wildman turned himself into police about 4:18 Sept. 21.
According to the release, Berg was transported to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla for treatment.