Man Arrested On Warrant For Sheldon Burglary And Assault

Sheldon, Iowa — A northwest Iowa man has been arrested on a warrant for burglary and assault charges after an incident in Sheldon.

According to a criminal complaint filed with the O’Brien County Clerk of Court’s Office by the Sheldon Police Department, 28-year-old Luiz Sanagustin is accused of entering a home where he was not wanted and assaulting a victim on July 4th. He was arrested on Tuesday, July 11th. The O’Brien County arrest log lists his city of residence as Paullina, while court documents list the address in Granville.

In his statement, the officer states that Sanagustin entered the home of the victim, grabbed the victim by the hair, hitting her head on the wall and forced his way into the home. According to the statement, the victim did not give him permission to enter.

Sanagustin was charged with second degree burglary, a class C felony. If convicted, Sanagustin could face up to ten years in prison. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of domestic abuse assault.

He faces a preliminary hearing on Tuesday, July 18th.

At last report, Sanagustin remained in the O’Brien County Jail in Primghar.