Politician and reality television star Sarah Palin has been embroiled in another domestic violence situation involving her husband and son. Track Palin reportedly attacked his father last month, leading to his arrest. Now, Sarah Palin is sharing images of her family, showing the physical damage on the face of her husband from the altercation.
The image the Palins shared in anticipation of New Year's Eve seemingly depicts Todd with bruises on his face:
According to The Washington Post, Track attacked Todd on the night of December 16. Track had allegedly broken into the family home after an argument and repeatedly struck Todd in the head with his fists, reported The Washington Post.
Sarah had made the call to police, saying that her son was "freaking out and on some type of medication."
“Communication was attempted which failed due to Track yelling and calling myself and other officers ‘peasants’ and telling us to ‘lay our guns on the ground’ before approaching the residence,” an officer wrote of the arrest. “He moved around in a strange manner and assumed a prone position just behind the roof line in what appeared to be an attempt to locate officers on the property."
Track had been previously arrested on domestic violence charges in 2016, after his girlfriend claimed that Track "struck her on the left side of her head near her eye with a closed fist."
Sarah had blamed the incident on Track's PTSD: "My son, a combat veteran … was fighting for you all, America, in the war zone. My son, like so many others, came back a bit different, they come back hardened," she explained at a Trump rally.
The Anchorage Daily News reported that Track was released on bail. He was approved for house arrest, and he faces charges of first-degree felony burglary and a misdemeanor count of fourth-degree assault.
KTVA reported that Track's intake of medicines is currently being monitored while he is placed under house arrest. He will be given mandatory drug tests at least three times a week.
At the time of the incident, an attorney for former Alaska Gov. Sarah and her husband gave the following statement: “Given the nature of actions addressed last night by law enforcement and the charges involved, the Palins are unable to comment further. They ask that the family’s privacy is respected during this challenging situation just as others dealing with a struggling family member would also request.”
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