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Alta Knife Threat

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Alta Knife Threat

Alta, IA (KICD) — An Alta woman is arrested after showing a knife while making threats.

On Wednesday, the Buena Vista County Sheriffs Office took a report of a domestic dispute at 409 1/2 Cherokee Street, in Alta.  Upon responding, it was found that a female at the residence had displayed a knife in a threatening manner to another person at the residence.

As a result, 21-year old Julie Francis Ashoam Yall Washam was arrested on the charge of Domestic Abuse Assault While Displaying a Weapon.  She was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail, and is being held without bond.

There were also children at the residence at the time of the assault, but none were harmed.  The Department of Human Service was notified of the incident.