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Leland councilman charged with domestic violence, posts bond

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(Source: Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office) (Source: Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office)

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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