Cherokee County Sheriff Deputy Assaulted By Spencer Man Following One-Vehicle Accident

19 Jun

CHEROKEE, Iowa - Charges were filed against 32-year old Jordan Walbaum of Spencer after the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office responded to a single-vehicle accident on Highway 59 near 470th Street on Wednesday.

During the investigation, it was found that Walbaum, the driver of the vehicle was in possession of marijuana, paraphernalia, and under the influence. A Cherokee County Deputy Sheriff was assaulted by Walbaum during the investigation.

Walbaum has been charged with OWI First Offense, Failure To Maintain Control, Possession Of Drug Paraphernaila, Possession Of Marijuana (third offense), Interference With Official Acts Resulting In Bodily Injury, Assault On Person (s) In Certain Occupations While Displaying A Dangerous Weapon, and Disarming A Police Officer.

Walbaum was transported and booked into the Cherokee County Jail. The incident remains under investigation.

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