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Two Men Face Weapons, Other Charges After Saturday Incident

handcuffs - subject inSheldon, Iowa — Two men face charges following an altercation that took place in Sheldon early Saturday evening.

According to an Incident Report from the Sheldon Police Department, the incident took place about 5:20 pm Saturday, at 1401 Park Street in Sheldon.  The report indicates that 43-year old Thomas Gregory Kuiper of Sheldon was jailed on charges of: OWI 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor;  Carrying Weapons, an Aggravated Misdemeanor;  Simple Assault, a Simple Misdemeanor;  Assault With Injury, a Serious Misdemeanor; and Open Container In A Motor Vehicle, a Simple Misdemeanor.  According to the report, Kuiper was armed with a .22 caliber revolver at the time of the incident.

Also jailed, according to the report, was 35-year old Jeffrey Allen Fields of Prairie City, Iowa, who faces charges of Carrying Weapons, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.  The report states that Fields was armed with a .45 caliber pistol at the time of the incident.

Police say that Kuiper and Fields were both transported to the O’Brien County Jail at Primghar.

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