Elkins woman charged with domestic battery

ELKINS — A Randolph County woman has been charged with domestic battery.

Danielle Marie Smith, 40, of Elkins, is charged with domestic battery, third offense. She is free on a $10,000 cash or surety bond, set by Randolph County Chief Magistrate George M. “Mike” Riggleman.

According to a criminal complaint filed in Randolph County Magistrate Court, on June 15 Elkins Police Department Patrolmen D.T. Sayre responded to a residence in reference to a “physical domestic.”

Upon arrival, Sayre spoke to the alleged victim, who reportedly said Smith physically assaulted her. Sayre noticed red marks on her chest and neck “consistent with a physical altercation.” Sayre then spoke with Smith, who said the two were involved in an altercation. Sayre determined Smith to be the “primary aggressor” during the altercation, the complaint states.