Boyden, Iowa — A Boyden woman has been arrested after an incident on Thursday, January 1.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office says that on Thursday afternoon, they investigated a report of a domestic disturbance that was said to have occurred at a home in Boyden.
Upon further investigation, deputies believe that 24-year-old Ashley Messelhiser of Boyden assaulted a family member at the home. There were children present when the alleged assault occurred; they were not injured.
Messelhiser was charged with serious domestic abuse assault and child endangerment.