Rock Rapids Men Arrested On Assault Charge, Operating Without Consent In Separate Incidents

Date posted - February 22, 2013

Lyon County Sheriff Car DoorRock Rapids, Iowa — A Rock Rapids man has been arrested on an assault charge.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s office reports that the incident actually happened last Sunday, the 17th. They say their officers investigated the assault just after 4 PM that day. The alleged assault occurred at a home on South Tama Street in Rock Rapids.

After a short investigation the Sheriff’s Office arrested 69-year-old Douglas Wiarda of Rock Rapids on a charge of Aggravated Assault. The arrest stemmed from an alleged earlier incident between Doug and his brother, Merle Wiarda, also of Rock Rapids. Doug Wiarda was transported to the Lyon County Jail and booked in on the Assault charge.


In other news from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office: on February 21,2013, a deputy arrested 21-year-old James Kyle Blair of Rock Rapids on a charge of operating a motor vehicle without an owner’s consent which is an aggravated misdemeanor.

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