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Clark County

May 3, 2013

Domestic dispute lands Henryville man in jail

HENRYVILLE —

A Henryville man was arrested last month in his home by Clark County Sheriff’s Department deputies on charges of battery toward two of his female family members.

Kenneth W. Kliesendorff, 46, of 8043 Ind. 160 E., had become upset that a female relative had skipped school and had a cell phone in her possession that he hadn’t approved of, according to the probable-cause affidavit. The girl is less than 14 years old, and the other alleged victim is Deanna Kliesendorff, a cousin to the minor. The child and Deanna Kliesendorff had called 911 on separate phones before deputies arrived to the home.

According to the affidavit, 911 operators reported both victims were  “screaming and crying and not able to give much detail,” when the calls were made.

When officers arrived at the home, they met Kenneth Kliesendorff, who said that he had been in an argument with the girl about skipping a day of school and having a cell phone, which was given to her by Deanna Kliesendorff.

Kenneth Kliesendorff told police that after he took the phone away from the child and told her she was grounded, she began to throw a fit and scream at him, according to the affidavit.

“Mr. Kliesendorff reported that he grabbed [the child] and made her sit on the couch and told her to stay there until she calmed down,” according to the affidavit.

He said Deanna Kliesendorff then entered the area and began to yell at him.

“Mr. Kliesendorff reported that Deanna had gotten very close to him while yelling and screaming, so he pushed her back slightly to gain room between them,” according to the affidavit.

Deputies noted in the report that a case had recently been worked involving the minor claiming abuse from Kenneth Kliesendorff, but the case had been believed to be unfounded and since closed.

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