domestic violenceMohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Nicholas Santamaria Jr., 56, of Lake Havasu City, early Sunday (4/19) afternoon for assault per domestic violence and disorderly conduct per domestic violence, misdemeanors.  Approximately 1:15 p.m., deputies responded to a domestic violence report at a residence in the 1100 block of Riverside Drive.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted Santamaria and he advised that he got upset with his girlfriend.  Deputies contacted Santamaria’s girlfriend, a 64-year-old female victim.  The victim reported that Santamaria pushed her out of the doorway when she arrived today and he began yelling at her.  The victim further reported that he grabbed a plunger and hit her several times.  Santamaria was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.