Mason City man facing felony domestic abuse, drug charges

A Mason City man is facing felony drug and domestic abuse charges after allegedly choking a woman to the point where she nearly passed out.

Posted: Nov 13, 2019 11:53 AM

MASON CITY, Iowa - A Mason City man is facing felony drug and domestic abuse charges after allegedly choking a woman to the point where she nearly passed out.

Kevin Nitcher, 35, is being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail on $10,000 bond.

Nitcher is accused of getting into an argument with a woman before grabbing the glasses off her face and applying pressure to her neck.

The woman suffered bruising to the neck, according to court documents.

When a search was conducted, officers located a plastic baggie believed to contain methamphetamine.

He has three prior convictions for having a controlled substance.

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