Bartholomew County arrest involved allegations of domestic battery

From the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department

On 07/14/2023 at approximately 6:57 AM deputies responded to the 1300 blk of Jonesville Rd to a
report of a disturbance. A nearby neighbor reported hearing an argument behind a residence in the
area, this argument included a threat to use a firearm made by an individual involved.

Upon deputies’ arrival it was discovered that three individuals had been involved in the argument,
among them was Braden Kleinhenz, 35yo of Columbus, along with a 30 yo female and 54 yo male. All
involved individuals were detained and a firearm was located at the scene. All three involved in the
argument had minor injuries, however it was determined that the aggressor in the incident was
Kleinhenz who came to the residence uninvited armed with the firearm. It is alleged that Kleinhenz
pointed the firearm at the other two individuals while making threats to them as well as battering them
causing minor injuries.

Kleinhenz was transported to Columbus Regional Hospital for jail clearance then transported to
Bartholomew County Jail where he is being held on a 48-hour hold on the following charges involving allegations of: Pointing a Firearm (2 counts), Intimidation with a Deadly Weapon (2 counts), Battery with Bodily Injury and Domestic Battery with Bodily Injury.

This is a preliminary investigation. All persons are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

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