Domestic Assault Arrest

A Storm Lake man was jailed after police Saturday evening were dispatched to 216 Ontario Street to investigate a domestic assault.

Officers found a female victim in the apartment suffering from facial wounds.  Witnesses said the victim’s husband… 26-year-old Christopher Pineda of Storm Lake allegedly assaulted the victim during an argument by striking her in the face causing facial bruising and bleeding.  Pineda then fled the scene after the assault.  BVRMC paramedics responded and treated the victim for facial injuries.

Officers located Pineda a short time later in the 500 block of Erie Street.  Pineda was taken into custody without incident and charged with domestic abuse assault causing bodily injury, a serious misdemeanor… and third-offense public intoxication, an aggravated misdemeanor. He was held in jail without bond.