Domestic Disturbance Sends One Person To Jail

Thu 5-10-2018

(Spencer)-- An investigation by Spencer police into a report of a domestic disturbance early Wednesday sent one person to jail. 

Spencer police say officers were called shortly before 1:00 am to 525 West 5th Street Apartment D. Upon arriving they located 22-year-old Rae Lynn Bunkofske of Spencer and 22-year-old Tristan Decker, also of Spencer. Authorities say Bunkofske had sustained a laceration to a hand. Upon further investigation police believed Bunkofske had been choked and that during the altercation she armed herself with a knife. Police believe the laceration to Bunkofske's hand was accidentally self-inflicted. 

Decker was arrested and booked into the Clay county jail on charges of domestic abuse assault impeding airflow and disorderly conduct.