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Area Man Arrested for Assault on Son

November 13, 2019 9:48am

(Storm Lake, IA) -- The Storm Lake Police Department took a report from the Iowa Department of Human Services to an alleged report of child abuse. Police advise that 37-year-old Jose Maldonado, of Storm Lake, allegedly physically assaulted his 15-year-old stepson in a residence in Storm Lake.

The man placed him in a chokehold until the juvenile was unconscious.

An investigation alleges that he placed the juvenile in a chokehold because the victim wore his socks.

The Storm Lake Police Department located and charged him with child endangerment, an aggravated misdemeanor.

He was booked into the Buena Vista county jail on a $2,000 bond.


[Courstey: Storm Lake Police Department]