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Not guilty plea in violent attack in Charles City

Man accused of burglary and willful injury.

Posted: Sep 30, 2019 7:53 PM

CHARLES CITY, Iowa – A not guilty plea is entered in what police described as a violent attack over a missing flashlight.

Kristopher Hugh Viers, 36 of Charles City, is pleading not guilty to 1st degree burglary and willful injury resulting in serious injury. He’s accused of confronting a man on September 9 over the missing flashlight.

Charles City police say Viers began punching the man in the head, choked him unconscious, then stole the keys to the man’s truck.
A trial is scheduled to begin on October 29.

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