Austin man arrested for attempting to enter Medora home


A Scott County man faces multiple charges after he tried to enter a Medora home, police report.

Johnathon Douglas-Lee Clark, 30, of Austin was arrested on preliminary Level 6 felony charges of residential entry and battery and misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct and resisting law enforcement after the incident reported at 1:53 a.m. Monday.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department received a call from the 200 block of South Poplar Street about a person trying to gain entrance into a residence.

When Officer Zach Elliott arrived at the home, he said a man, later identified as Clark, was still on the front porch of the residence.

Elliott said he attempted to place Clark under arrest when he didn’t comply with his orders.

Brownstown Police Department Officer Ryan Cherry assisted Elliott with Clark’s arrest.

Clark was booked into the Jackson County Jail in Brownstown at 3:36 a.m. Monday without bond.

A Level 6 felony is punishable between six months and two and a half years upon conviction. The advisory sentence is one year.

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