Man Who Pointed Gun At Deputy Sentenced

Rock Rapids, Iowa — A Rock Rapids man who pointed a gun at a deputy was sentenced to two years in jail after he pled guilty in a plea bargain.
Lyon Courthouse SVA
In late October of last year a Lyon County Deputy went to 108 South Bradley Street in Rock Rapids. They report that the occupant of the home, 27-year-old David Harold Warren Jr. threatened the deputy and pointed a rifle at him out of an upstairs window.

Warren was charged with Assault on Persons Engaged in Certain Occupations with intent to cause injury, a class D felony; Harassment in the first degree, an aggravated misdemeanor; and Domestic Abuse, a simple misdemeanor.

According to court records, after pleading not guilty in December, 2014, Warren changed his plea to guilty last week in plea negotiations.

On the assault on persons in certain occupations with intent of injury charge, Warren was sentenced to a year in jail, plus another 305 days in jail was suspended, two fines of $315, one of them to be paid and one suspended; and a year of probation.

On the First Degree Harassment Charge, he was sentenced to another year in jail, to be served consecutively to the other jail sentence, a 275-day suspended jail sentence, another year of probation, and two fines of $625, one to be paid, and one suspended.