Domestic Battery Case Dismissed Against Springdale Man

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SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – A domestic battery case has been dismissed against a Springdale man accused last year of aggravated assault on a family member, records show.

In April 2013, Derek Van Voast entered a guilty plea to a charge of third-degree domestic battery without an attorney present in Springdale District Court, records should. Springdale District Judge Jeff Harper signed an order in July 2014 dismissing the case. The order states that evidence shows the guilty plea should not have been accepted and the case should be dismissed.