Police Use Taser, Electric Shock To Subdue Suspect

A Storm Lake man was charged Wednesday night after police were dispatched to the Super Eight Motel to a investigate a domestic disturbance in progress.

Officers met with the adult female victim… who alleged 32-year-old Jaime Miramontes of Storm Lake physically assaulted her, causing minor injuries. When police attempted to take Miramontes into custody, police allege he resisted officers and refused to obey their instructions. Police used a Taser and administered an electrical shock to Miramontes to bring him under control.

Miramontes was taken to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, where he was evaluated and released. He was then charged with domestic assault causing bodily injury, a serious misdemeanor… interference with official acts and disorderly conduct, both simple misdemeanors. He was held without bond.

The victim did not require medical treatment. No officers were injured in the struggle.