NORTHWOOD, Iowa – A violent confrontation over fishing poles produces a guilty plea.
Steven Duane Strand, 68 of Forest City, pleaded guilty Wednesday to misdemeanor charges of assault and assault on a peace officer.
The Worth County Sheriff’s Office says Strand stole some fishing poles from a home in Fertile on June 29, punching a man who live there.
Strand is also accused of resisting arrest when deputies arrived.
He is due to be sentenced on December 3.