SL Woman Charged With Child Endangerment

A Storm Lake woman was jailed after police were dispatched Wednesday night to an apartment at 1500 North Seneca to investigate an assault.

Witnesses told police 32-year-old Stacy Montejano of Storm Lake had come to the apartment intoxicated.  Police allege after a family argument, Montejano became upset and struck her 12-year-old daughter in the face and grabbed and pulled her hair.  Another adult female family member attempted to stop Montejano during the assault, and Montejano pushed her down to the floor.  The adult family member was able to pull Montejano off the child.  A family member notified the police after learning of the incident. No injuries were reported.

Montejano was located at the scene and taken into custody without incident. She was charged with child endangerment, an aggravated misdemeanor… and simple assault, a simple misdemeanor… and held on a 23-hundred dollar bond.  A report was filed with the Iowa Department of Human Services.