On 07/30/2020 at 8:11 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report about a family disturbance in the 300 block of N. 4th St. Mallard, Iowa. Upon completion of an investigation Corry Bytwerk (31) of Spring Lake, Michigan was placed under arrest and charged with child endangerment (aggravated misdemeanor), domestic abuse assault 1st offense causing bodily injury (serious misdemeanor), two counts of simple assault (simple misdemeanor), public intoxication (simple misdemeanor), interference with official acts (simple misdemeanor), and theft 5th degree (simple misdemeanor). Corry was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail to await his initial appearance before a judge. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s office was assisted on scene by the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office.
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