Track Palin, son of Sarah Palin, charged with assaulting father

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The charges mark his second domestic-violence arrest in not quite two years.

Track Palin was arrested Saturday in Wasilla and charged with burglary, assault and criminal mischief.

"Given the nature of actions law enforcement and the charges involved, the Palins are unable to comment further", John Tiemessen said in a statement.

'They ask that the family's privacy is respected during this challenging situation just as others dealing with a struggling family member would also request'. Palin had been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence in a separate incident previous year.

Chris Sosa is a managing editor at AlterNet. Palin pushed his father to the ground and hit him repeatedly on the head, the documents say.

This all happened at Sarah's Wasilla home as well according to court documents, and Track had a 0.189 blood alcohol level according to police.

According to a court affidavit, Sarah Palin called authorities to complain that her son was "freaking out and was on some type of medication".

Track Palin reportedly wanted to pick up a truck from his father, but his dad told him not to come, the report states.

Todd Palin, Mrs Palin's husband, told police he armed himself with a pistol when his son arrived, but was disarmed and was left bloodied. He remains in custody at the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility in Palmer, Alaska.

After he eventually pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm while intoxicated, other charges were dismissed in that case.

"My son, like so many others, they come back a bit different".

Palin ran unsuccessfully for vice president on the Republican Party's ticket alongside Sen.

He went back inside, the officer wrote, but communication was re-established after 10 or 15 minutes of silence and Palin came back outside to talk. Barack Obama of IL and Joe Biden of Delaware.

Sarah Palin, who was the vice presidential candidate in 2008, came under fire in January 2016 following her son's arrest for saying that former president Barack Obama was responsible for her son's issues with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) since the time he served in the Iraq War.

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