Danville City Council Member Charged With Domestic Assault & Battery

Danville, VA - A Danville City Council member has been arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery.

Fred Shanks III, 55, was arrested Tuesday night

Danville Police say his son came to his house and asked for food. Shanks' son is banned from entering the house, and police say there was an altercation when he tried to go into the house.

Police say Shanks' son had minor injuries on his head, and that's when they arrested Shanks.