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Man charged with assault on 3 officers

July 19, 2013
By ABIGAIL PELZER - Staff Writer ( , Times-Republican

A Marshalltown man faces three counts of assaulting a police officer after kicking a door off its hinges at officials investigating an alleged domestic dispute.

Police were dispatched to the home of Chester Brown, 32, on North 15th Avenue at 1:35 a.m. Thursday morning for the report of the dispute.

Brown allegedly kicked a door, damaging it and sending several pieces flying toward officers, said Capt. Mike Hanken, of the Marshalltown Police Department.

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Upon further investigation, it was determined Brown was intoxicated, but there was no proof that a domestic assault took place, Hanken said.

Assaulting a police officer is a serious misdemeanor.



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