A Washington County man has been arrested by the Indiana State Police on battery and drug charges.

According to a press releases from the Indiana State Police, Scott Hurst, 57, was arrested late Monday evening after troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg were dispatched to a domestic on Borden Road in Washington County.

user29380-1461693259-media1Once officers arrived on scene, they heard yelling coming from inside the residence. Through the open front door, officers could see Scott Hurst allegedly committing Battery on a female inside of the home. They entered the home taking Scott Hurst into custody.

During the course of the investigation, suspected Marijuana plants were also found, sitting in the kitchen window.

Scott Hurst, 57, from East Borden Road, Pekin, IN, was charged with Battery, Felony; Domestic Battery, Misdemeanor; Intimidation, Felony; Pointing a Firearm, Felony; Strangulation, Felony; Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Felony; Possession of Marijuana and Cultivating Marijuana, Misdemeanor and Interference with the Reporting of a Crime, Misdemeanor.

He is being held in custody at the Washington County Jail.