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Forest City man accused of threatening to kill 2 deputies, breaking body camera

Michael Schenker/Winnebago County Jail

A Forest City man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly broke a deputy’s body camera and later threatened to kill two deputies.

Posted: Nov 19, 2019 10:50 AM
Updated: Nov 19, 2019 1:57 PM

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Iowa - A Forest City man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly broke a deputy’s body camera and later threatened to kill two deputies.

Michael Schenker, 24, has been charged with second-degree criminal mischief and interference with official acts/bodily injury in relation to an alleged incident Nov. 8.

Schenker had a warrant for his arrest out of Cerro Gordo County and allegedly lied about his identity when approached by deputies, according to court documents.

When attempting to put Schenker under arrest, he resisted and was Tased.

During the altercation, which occurred near the dumpsters at Casey’s on Highway 169, Schenker allegedly broke the deputy’s body camera and injured the deputy's knee.

Once at the Winnebago County Jail, Schenker allegedly threatened to kill two deputies.

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