Norvell’s attorney Robert Dumes declined to comment. A woman who answered the phone at the Middletown law office stated that Dumas said, “No comment. That is confidential between him and his client.”
Norvell was elected to the Madison Local School District Board of Education in 2017.
Requests for comment emailed to Norvell and other Madison school board members were not returned. A text and email messages were sent requesting comment from Superintendent Lisa Tuttle-Huff, but they were not returned.
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Butler County Sheriff’s deputies made contact with Norvell’s wife on the morning of April 5, and she said she had been punched by her husband, according to the report.
“She stated that the suspect, her husband, had punched her in the face and abdomen, kicked her and pulled her around by her hair,” the deputy wrote in the report.
She also claimed in her statement she fled to a neighbor’s house after other threats were made.
Tiffany Norvell was escorted back to the residence, where she gathered personal items to stay with a friend, according to the report.
Deputies checked the residence, other buildings and Norvell’s business but did not find Chad Norvell. The domestic violence charge was filed on April 6.
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