BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A councilman from Leland was arrested Saturday, accused of domestic violence.
According to the Leland Police Department, officers arrested Herbert Barnes and charged him with assault on a female and domestic violence.
Officers spoke with the victim and gathered evidence before the arrest.
Barnes was released from custody Monday after posting a $1,000 bond.
His four-year term on Leland Town Council expires this year.
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