An East Texas district attorney has been charged with allegedly assaulting his wife.
Police arrested Liberty County District Attorney Logan Pickett Saturday at a hotel in downtown Houston. He is charged with misdemeanor assault of a family member.
The 38-year-old was arrested after his wife walked into the hotel lobby bleeding from the head.
Police say the woman told a hotel desk clerk that Pickett had pushed her during a fight and that she fell, striking her head. She later refused to speak with officers about the incident.
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Pickett was booked into the Harris County Jail and released Saturday evening on a $1,000 bond. He was first elected district attorney in 2012 and his current term ends in 2020.
Phone messages seeking comment from Pickett's received no immediate response Sunday.