STEWARTVILLE, Minn. – A man is arrested after allegedly slapping a 10-year-old child.
The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office says it was called to the 100 block of S Main Street in Stewartville around 2:15 pm Saturday for reported domestic assault. Deputies say Jeffrey Cowden, 57, was drunk at the house of a 43-year-old who has a restraining order against him. Witnesses say Cowden slapped a 10-year-old at the house.
He was arrested for violating a restraining order and domestic assault. The Sheriff’s Office says Cowden’s blood alcohol level was tested at .218, over twice the legal limit.