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Howard County man arrested after disturbance in Osage

Dalton Meyer Dalton Meyer

Accused of resisting arrest and threatening officers.

Posted: Oct. 17, 2018 4:10 PM

OSAGE, Iowa – A Lime Springs man is accused of drunkenly threatening to kill law enforcement.

Dalton Lee Mulhern Meyer, 22, is charged with assault on peace officers, interference with official acts, and public intoxication.
Osage police say officers saw a “Safe Ride” vehicle pull into the Spahn and Rose parking a little before 2 am on October 13. The driver waved police over to his vehicle and told them his passenger, Meyer, wouldn’t tell him where he wanted to go. Court documents state

“Safe Ride” is a service sponsored by bars to drive drunk people home.

Officers say the spoke with Meyer and concluded he wanted to go to the Super 8 motel. Police say they followed the “Safe Ride” to the motel and helped Meyer check in, noticing his speech was slurred and there was a strong smell of alcoholic drinks comes from him.

Police say that’s when Meyer turned to an officer, cracked his neck and knuckles, and threatened to kill him. Meyer reportedly got into a fighting stance, raised his fists, and approached the officer. Police say they got Meyer handcuffed and when they tried to put him in a squad car, Meyer started kicking them and threatening to kill them.

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