Domestic Dispute Results In Arrest

Tue 5-29-2018

            (Spencer)-- A Spencer man faces charges in connection with a domestic dispute that allegedly took place back in the early morning of May 17th.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office says authorities were called around 2:30 am to the 1400 block of 1st Avenue East in Spencer. Upon arriving a deputy learned from the victim that the suspect in the case took their three children and left. The victim was able to get the suspect to return to the residence where deputies, Spencer Police and Iowa State Patrol trooper were able to take him into custody.

The suspect, identified as 37-year-old Robert Sports of Spencer, was charged with domestic abuse assault...1st offense. He was held in the Clay county jail pending an initial court appearance.