MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULTING CLARINDA POLICE OFFICER
(Clarinda) A Clarinda Police Officer received minor injuries after being assaulted by a man being booked into the Page County Jail.
Authorities say 22-year-old Dakota Jim Smith had originally been arrested on charges of public intoxication and simple assault in connection with a disturbance in the parking lot at Timber Creek Apartments early Sunday.
Police say Smith allegedly assaulted a member of the Police Department with a closed fist, striking the officer in the left eye region of the head. Smith was charged with felony assault on a peace officer.
The Officer was treated at the Clarinda Regional Health Center.