Man tries to strangle ex, gets two assault charges
A local man received two assault charges for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend Wednesday night.
Dionte Trimble, 24, of Marshalltown, entered the woman's home on the 300 block of South Second Street and became violent after a dispute involved the victim's company, said Capt. Mike Hanken, with the Marshalltown Police Department.
Trimble is charged with having shoved the woman to ground and attempted to strangle her. He also allegedly broke a pair of glasses during the struggle.
Police charged Trimble with domestic assault, attempted strangulation, a Class D felony, aggravated domestic assault, enhanced because of two prior convictions, and fifth-degree criminal mischief, a simple misdemeanor, for breaking the glasses.
The two witnesses were unharmed, and the victim did not seek medical attention.
Sam and Lauri Brockman, of Melbourne, are the proud parents of a daughter, Kayli Wren Brockman, born at 10:42 p.m. on March 30 at Mary Greely Medical Center in Ames, weighing 8 pounds 12 ounces and measuring 21 inches long. Grandparents are Jon and Jill Brockman, of Melbourne, and David and Beverly Hartwig, of State Center. Great-grandmothers are Marian Flora, of Marshalltown, and Evelyn Bolger, of Marengo. Great-grandfather is Virtus Brockman, of Melbourne.
Zachary and Lindsey Wahl, of Marshalltown, are the parents of a son, Kailer John Wahl, born at 5:15 p.m. March 18 at Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center weighing 6 pounds 15.5 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches long. Grandparents are John and Laurie Wahl, of Rockwell City, Bill and Venita Fiksdale, of Sioux City, and Katie Fiksdale, of Sioux City.
Marshall County Courthouse
Tyler Pettigrew, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a disorderly conduct charge. He pleaded guilty and was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $147.75. The court allowed for monthly installment payments of $50 beginning May 15 until the debt is paid.
Brandon Price, of Newton, made an initial appearance on a speeding charge. He pleaded not guilty and a pre-trial conference is set for 9 a.m. on May 21 in Magistrate Court. Price was released on his own recognizance.
Anthony Armenta, address unknown, made an initial appearance on a trespass charge. He pleaded guilty and was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge, a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $272.75. The court condemned his bond to pay the fines with the remainder being returned to the payee.
Joseph Michael Witte, 911 W. State St., made an initial appearance on a violation of probation charge. Attorney Shawn Smith will represent him in this case. The probation revocation hearing is set for 9 a.m. on June 7. Witte was released on his own recognizance.
Justin James Holder, 2 Edgeland Dr., made an initial appearance on a violation of a no-contact order charge. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The contempt hearing is set for 3 p.m. on May 3. Holder was released on his own recognizance. A no-contact order was issued for the protected party.
Kim Shipley, 510 W. Linn St., made an initial appearance on a theft-fifth degree charge. She pleaded guilty and was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge, a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $272.75. The court allowed for monthly installment payments of $50 beginning May 15 until the debt is paid.
Tim Todd Weese, of Le Grand, made an initial appearance on a violation of pre-trial release charge and a simple assault charge. The court appointed Scott Hunter to represent him in these matters before the court. On the simple assault charge he pleaded not guilty and a pre-trial conference is set for 9 a.m. on May 21 in Magistrate Court. He has a pre-trial conference stemming from the violation charge at 1:30 p.m. on May 3 and a trial scheduled for 9 a.m. on May 9. Bond in this case is set at $5,000 cash only. The bond posted on the simple assault charge will continue as posted until the conclusion of the case. A no-contact order was issued for the protected parties.
Gabriela Magana Contreras, 104 N. 14th Ave., made an initial appearance on a operating while intoxicated charge. She will represent herself before the court on this matter. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on May 8. Magana Contreras was released on her own recognizance. The court ordered that she obtain a substance abuse evaluation and submit the results to the court within 60 days of today's date.
Chad Michael Baker, 308 E. Boone St. Apt. #6, made an initial appearance on two warrants for violation of pre-trial release. The public defender's office was appointed to handle his case. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 29. Bond is set at $2,000 cash only.
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On Tuesday, a staffer at Woodbury Elementary School, 8 N. 7th Ave., reported BB gunshot damage to the east side main door at the school and the cutting of the flag rope. Estimated value of damage was $300.
On Monday, Eli Eller, 411 W. Linn St., was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.
On Tuesday, Fernando Enrique Diaz-Bravo, 107 S. 13th St., was arrested for serious domestic assault.
On Tuesday, Latrice Lashay McMullen, of Waterloo, was arrested for serious assault and disorderly conduct.
On Monday, Larinda Mae Fouts, 711 E. Linn St. Apt. #2, was arrested for felony domestic assault and violation of a no-contact order.
On Monday, , Shakeria Slade, 108 College Dr. #3102, was arrested for serious assault and disorderly conduct.
On Sunday, Kisha Christine Kutzner, 702 W. Main St. (Half), was arrested for harassment-third degree.
On Monday, a car driven by Thad Monroe Lents, 2001 Westwood Dr., was pulling into park at Pepsi Cola Office Building, 1605 Jackson St., when it failed to stop and struck the outside of the office. Lents was transported to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center with possible injuries. Damage to the Lents car was estimated at $8,000 while the Pepsi building received an estimated $15,000 in damage.