MASON CITY, Iowa – A woman is pleading guilty to punching a Cerro Gordo County jailer in the face.
Misty Lea Whitecotton, 41 of Coralville, was arrested in Clear Lake on July 2 for public intoxication. After being booked into the Cerro Gordo County Jail, authorities say she hit a correctional officer in the face with her fist while being moved to a different cell.
The jailer suffered a black eye from the assault.
Whitecotton’s sentencing is set for November 21.