Former Firefighter Faces Battery Charges

A former Charleston firefighter is facing charges. Charleston police arrested 34-year old Keith Linville Hawk of Elkview and charged him with domestic battery, according to the criminal complaint filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court. Police say Hawk allegedly got into a fight with his girlfriend and held her down at one point. There are previous battery charges against Hawk from two incidents earlier this year. Hawk was taken to the Western Regional Jail and bond is set at $25,000.