Mason City man facing felony domestic abuse charge for strangulation

Johnson allegedly told the victim not to call 911 because he would kill her.

Posted: Nov 6, 2017 1:53 PM
Updated: Nov 6, 2017 1:53 PM

Mason City, Iowa – A Mason City man is facing a felony domestic abuse charge after an incident Oct. 19 that left a woman fearful for her life.
According to court documents, Jacob Johnson, 28, is facing charges for felony domestic assault (strangulation) along with harassment, fraudulent practices and interference with official acts, all misdemeanors.
Mason City police were called to the 600 block of N. Pennsylvania around 9 a.m. Oct. 19 and found that Johnson had hit the victim with an open hand several times and placed his hands around the throat of the victim. The defendant had a previous conviction for domestic violence.
Johnson allegedly told the victim not to call 911 because he would kill her.
When officers went to serve a warrant Nov. 5, Johnson ran from police and an officer did suffer a scrape on his elbow while pursuing.
Johnson is being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail without bond.

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
58° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 58°
Albert Lea
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 59°
Austin
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 59°
Charles City
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 59°
Rochester
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 57°
Tracking cooler temps and plenty of sun to finish the work week
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Sara's Daybreak Forecast - Thursday

${article.thumbnail.title}

StormTeam 3: Long-range forecast - cooler days to end August

Image

CTK: Triton Cobras

Image

CTK: Byron Bears

Image

CTK: Kasson-Mantorville

Image

Mac Horvath transfers to IMG

Image

Salary debate

Image

To sell or not to sell?

Image

Puppy shower for Hulk

Image

Protest cancelled

Community Events