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Deputies: Ontario man charged after domestic incident

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 37-year-old Ontario man following a domestic incident.

Christopher Merkel, 37, of Ontario was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief following the incident, which happened around 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

Merkel is accused of damaging a cell phone and punching a hole in a wall during that incident.

He was transported to the Wayne County Jail pending arraignment.

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