FAIRDALE, WV (WOAY) – A domestic dispute lands one man in jail.
According to court documents, On Thursday, August 9, 2018, deputies responded to an altercation at a home in Fairdale.
When deputies arrived they found that Clifford Blankenship Jr. had sprayed pepper spray into a woman’s face. The victim said after she was sprayed with pepper spray, Blankenship took out a handgun and began firing rounds into the ground next to her. Blankenship shot the woman’s cell phone, too. Deputies found 45 rounds on the porch and a 45 caliber handgun.
Blankenship is charged with wanton endangerment and domestic battery. He is being held in the Southern Regional Jail under a 15,000 dollar bond.