Man Accused Of Assaulting Two Family Members

Tue 10-2-2018

(Estherville)-- An Estherville man faces charges for allegedly assaulting two members of his family.

Estherville police say there were called around 11:30 pm September 25th to 720 18th Avenue North after getting a report of an assault in progress. Upon arriving officers learned the suspect had just left the residence.

Upon further investigation it was determined two family members had been assaulted. A short time later police located the suspect, 38-year-old John Michael Berry of Estherville. He was taken into custody without incident and was charged with two counts of domestic abuse assault in the 3rd degree, obstruction of emergency communications, criminal mischief in the 3rd degree and public intoxication.

Berry was booked into the Emmet county jail on a $5,000 cash or surety bond.