Kenai Man Arrested and Jailed in Torque Wrench Assault

image23-04-2015 08.08.46A Kenai man was arrested and jailed at the Wildwood Pretrial Facility on Wednesday following the conclusion of an Assault investigation that was initiated on October 16th, troopers say.

The Assault case was opened on October 16th, after troopers responded to the Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna at 11:37 pm on October 16th. During the investigation, troopers would find that 22-year-old Jonathan Demilta and another male had gotten into an altercation earlier that evening which resulted in Demilta striking his victim in the head with a torque wrench.

Demilta was arrested on Wednesday morning and charged with Assault I and Tampering with Physical Evidence.

He is being held in Kenai pending arraignment.