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Arrest After Domestic Disturbance

July 11, 2019 10:14am

An arrest was made after Storm Lake Police Wednesday evening were dispatched to 145 Old Creek Road for a domestic disturbance in progress.

Officers spoke with an adult, female victim who alleged 23-year-old Rahim Esquibel of Storm Lake armed himself with a knife during a verbal argument and held the knife to his own throat threatening himself. He further started hitting a wall which caused him to drop the knife, and a witness called 911. The victim also alleged Esquibel physically assaulted her on July fifth.

Police located Esquibel at the scene and took him into custody without further incident. Police observed Esquibel had sustained a self-inflicted laceration to his hand. Police learned he was wanted on a Kansas Parole Warrant for aggravated assault against a family member.

Esquibel was taken to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, where he was treated for his injury and released. He was then booked into the county jail on the Kansas warrant, and further charged with third-offense domestic assault, a class ā€œDā€ felony. He was held without bond.