Orange City Police Department

Orange City Police Department

ORANGE CITY—A 29-year-old Orange City man was arrested 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, on charges of first-offense domestic abuse assault and obstruction of emergency communications.

The arrest of Michael Joseph Vorwald stemmed from him allegedly assaulting his wife by spitting at her, throwing a mattress at her and pushing her at their residence at 208 Kentucky Ave. S.W., according to the Orange City Police Department.

He also threw her phone and held her down by her wrists, refusing to let her call for help, according to court documents.