Painter Sentenced

A Laurens man… arrested in May in connection with a domestic assault at a rural Sioux Rapids residence… has been sentenced in Buena Vista County District Court.

The sheriff’s office charged 27-year-old Raymond Lee Painter, Junior, with domestic abuse assault impeding air flow, an aggravated misdemeanor. He pleaded guilty… and was given a suspended 180-day sentence with two days time served. Painter was placed on probation for one year, ordered to submit a DNA sample, to pay a 625-dollar fine, and restitution to be determined.