Local resident was charged with aggravated battery in Douglas County District Court

Lawrence, KS – According to the court documents, his name is Darren O. Cox and he was charged with a level-four felony. The conviction could result in a prison sentence of up to 172 months, a little more than 14 years.

His next court appearance is scheduled for March 23.

Lawrence Police Department officers responded to the 1400 block of East 15th Street for a call of an unknown emergency. Police arrested Cox at that location.

The arrest stemmed from a domestic incident and declined to provide any further details.

This story will be updated when new informations is available.