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Priest, wife arrested on suspicion of domestic battery

Hillsboro Orthodox priest Isaac E. Farha, 38, was arrested at 12:20 a.m. May 1 on suspicion of aggravated domestic battery in the 100 block of N. Washington St.

According to police reports, Isaac allegedly threw his wife, Anastasia M. Farha, 36, Hillsboro, to the ground and held her face into the ground, leaving her unable to breathe.

Anastasia was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery after Isaac reported being struck several times on different areas of his body.

Anastasia was released at 3:26 p.m. from Marion County Jail without needing bail, and Isaac was released at 3:43 p.m. without needing bail.

Last modified May 9, 2019