UPDATE: Man wanted for domestic assault in Botetourt County arrested in Roanoke

BOTETOURT CO., Va. (WDBJ7) Derrick Wertz was arrested Monday in the City of Roanoke.

He is being held in the Botetourt County Jail without bond.


The Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man after a domestic dispute.

Deputies were called to the 3000 block of Old Fincastle Road around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, where they found a 24-year-old woman who had been stabbed in the leg.

She was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

She told deputies her former boyfriend, Derrick Wertz, 26, of Roanoke, forced his way into her home, and assaulted her and one of her friends.

Police issued warrants for Wertz.