Staiert Receives Deferred Judgement For Assault

A Fonda man charged with domestic abuse in May has been sentenced in Pocahontas County District Court.

The Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office investigated a domestic assault report at a residence northeast of Fonda. Kelsey Staiert of Fonda was charged with domestic abuse assault, a serious misdemeanor.

Staiert received a deferred judgment on the reduced charge of simple misdemeanor assault. He was placed on probation for one year and ordred to pay 195-dollars in court costs and fines.