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Smithfield councilman charged in domestic dispute

Posted April 2, 2012 3:45 p.m. EDT

— A Smithfield Town Council member and his wife were charged Sunday following a domestic dispute at their house, police said Monday.

Police received a 911 call about the dispute at 12 Bradford St. about 5:40 a.m. and found that Charles A. Williams,. 42, and Portia E. Williams, 50, had minor injuries.

Charles Williams was charged with domestic assault on a female. Portia Williams was charged with domestic simple assault.

Charles Williams is also an assistant fire marshal with the Raleigh Fire Department.