Storm Lake Assault

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Storm Lake Assault
Storm Lake, IA (KICD) — A Storm Lake man is jailed after assaulting an officer and another man.
  On Monday morning, Storm Lake Police were dispatched  in reference to an assault.  Upon arrival, officers were told that 35-year old Omot Othow had allegedly assaulted a resident, and reportedly threatened to kill them.. The victim told police that Othow had left the apartment.

Police went to where Othow was located.  As Police were taking him into custody, it’s alleged he resisted and fought with officers, assaulting one officer and spitting blood on a second officer.  Othow was then subdued, and taken into custody.

Storm Lake Police charged Othow with Assault, 1st Degree Harassment, 2 counts of Assault on a Police Officer, and Interference With Official Acts.  Othow was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on a $4,600.00 cash bond.

Two officers sustained minor injuries in the fight but did not require medical attention.