Two Men Charged in Alleged Assault Incident at Sunrise Campgrounds

Two arrests were made as a result of a reported assault incident at the Storm Lake Sunrise Campgrounds.

The Storm Lake Police Department was called to the campgrounds around 2am Tuesday. Upon arrival, police met with a male victim who was suffering from facial injuries. The victim alleged that they had been physically assaulted by two men. The victim claimed that one of the men brandished a firearm and pointed it at the victim while threatening to kill him.

The two men, 24-year-old John Coffey and 24-year-old Nicholas Vojtek, both from Ohio, were located at the scene. They were each charged with Public Intoxication and Disorderly Conduct, both simple misdemeanors. The victim was transported by ambulance to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center for treatment of head injuries.

A search warrant was obtained for a camping trailer on the campgrounds property, and a handgun was discovered that was allegedly used in connection to the incident. Coffey was additionally charged with Going Armed With Intent, a class D felony…Carrying Weapons While Intoxicated, Persons Ineligible to Carry Weapons, and Assault Causing Bodily Injury, all serious misdemeanors…and 1st Degree Harassment, an aggravated misdemeanor. Vojtek was also charged with Going Armed With Intent and Assault Causing Bodily Injury.

Coffey and Vojtek were both booked into the Buena Vista County Jail, each on a five-thousand dollar bond.