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Minnesota Woman Facing Assault, Harassment Charges in North Iowa

A Minnesota woman is facing assault and harassment charges in northeast Iowa.

The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office says 48-year-old Linda Gerard of Canton was detained in Decorah after an incident that occurred shortly after 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Gerard was issued a summons to appear in court on charges of assault causing bodily injury, a serious misdemeanor; and third-degree harassment, a simple misdemeanor.

In a separate incident, 33-year-old Sara Staake of Fairfax, Iowa was transported shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday night from the Clayton County Jail and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail on an arrest warrant for probation violation.


Mark Pitz

News Director/Weekdays 10am to 2pm on 95.9 KCHA

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