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Man arrested for allegedly putting Nora Springs police chief in 'choke hold'

“The defendant did so with the intent to injure or subdue Chief Dugan,” court documents state.

Posted: Jan. 12, 2018 7:03 AM
Updated: Jan. 12, 2018 7:23 AM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A man has been charged after police say he put Nora Springs Police Chief Jesse Dugan in a “choke hold.”
According to court documents, 38-year-old Daniel Tyree, of Mason City, is facing a charge of assault on persons in certain occupations after an incident Wednesday at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa.
Court documents state Tyree, who is 6-foot-9, 310 pounds, put his “forearms around Chief Dugan’s throat” after positioning himself behind him.
“The defendant did so with the intent to injure or subdue Chief Dugan.”

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