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Tennessee Man Arrested After Attack on Officer

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On Sunday, September 8, Deputies with the Walton County Sheriff's Office say they responded to a domestic violence call that took place between a mother and her son. 

The call came into the Sheriff's Office Dispatch shortly after 2:30 pm and the caller stated her son was hitting and kicking her while she was driving on Hwy 98. 

Deputies made contact with the caller and her son, David M Ratcliff, 34, from 7964 Dovie Lane, Fermantown, TN, on Holiday Road in Miramar Beach. 

During the course of the investigation, Ratcliff intentionally hit a deputy by striking the deputy in the neck.

Ratcliff was charged with Domestic Violence Battery and Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer.