Sarah Palin's oldest son charged with beating up his father

Sarah Palin's oldest son beat up his...

Posted: Dec 19, 2017 5:27 PM
Updated: Dec 19, 2017 5:27 PM

Sarah Palin's oldest son beat up his father this weekend, according to court records.

The incident happened at the Palin home in Wasilla, Alaska, where Track Palin bloodied his father, Todd, in a dispute over a truck, according to court records.

Track Palin, 28, was arrested on three charges, including assault

Sunday's incident is not his first arrest related to domestic violence

The 28-year-old was arrested on three charges, including assault, after the incident Saturday. The dispute began when he called to say he wanted to come get the truck, and his father refused, according to court documents.

Track Palin was arrested on charges of first-degree burglary, fourth-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief, and his father suffered injuries to his face and head, the court filing shows.

Track Palin called the officers on the scene "peasants" and told them to abandon their weapons when they attempted to communicate with him, the documents say. At one point, he got onto the garage roof before eventually being detained, the court filing says.

Sarah Palin said her son was "freaking out" and "was on some type of medication," according to the court documents. Track Palin also told the police he had consumed a few beers earlier, the documents say.

The incident is not his first arrest related to domestic violence. He was arrested in early 2016 and charged with domestic violence assault involving a female, interfering with a report of domestic violence and possession of a weapon while intoxicated.

Sarah Palin attributed her son's actions in 2016 to his time serving overseas.

"What my own son is going through, what he is going through coming back, I can relate to other families who feel ramifications of PTSD and some of the woundedness that our soldiers do return with," the former Republican vice presidential candidate and governor of Alaska said at the time. "And it makes me realize, more than ever, it is now or never for the sake of America's finest that we have that commander in chief who will respect them and honor them."

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2502914

Reported Deaths: 55935
CountyCasesDeaths
Kings33129910834
Queens31382710273
Suffolk2379593585
Nassau2133533285
Bronx2067916745
New York1673084632
Westchester1433102338
Erie1052151938
Richmond882931930
Monroe832991179
Orange57074909
Rockland52800779
Onondaga51242755
Dutchess35358497
Albany30443385
Oneida28265581
Broome24026401
Niagara23713397
Saratoga19975197
Ulster17148277
Schenectady16478227
Rensselaer14570165
Putnam1240596
Chautauqua12248171
Oswego11382111
Chemung10683152
St. Lawrence10282124
Steuben9929173
Ontario9224110
Jefferson861274
Cayuga8562107
Sullivan836283
Wayne798284
Cattaraugus7546110
Genesee6871132
Herkimer6646123
Clinton660338
Tompkins642559
Fulton6207102
Madison6072101
Montgomery5848137
Livingston562571
Warren534581
Cortland525879
Tioga498071
Columbia4957111
Chenango461986
Washington451966
Allegany451795
Otsego451154
Greene433085
Wyoming432657
Orleans426587
Franklin415320
Lewis353738
Delaware349545
Seneca270863
Schoharie226221
Essex222431
Yates157726
Schuyler149316
Hamilton4343
Unassigned14424
Out of NY0309
Utica
Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 48°
Oneonta
Cloudy
42° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 37°
Herkimer
Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 48° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 48°
Old Forge
Mostly Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 48°
WKTV Radar
WKTV Temperatures
WKTV Severe Weather
NEW Game Day Deals each week
Chapter Aesthetic October Giveaway
Cool To Be Kind 2021
Looking for work or looking to hire? Check out the WKTV Job Fair!
Saluting Those Who Are Proud 2 Serve