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Man arrested twice in one week for domestic abuse, intoxication at Mason City gas station

Man arrested twice in one week for domestic abuse, intoxication at Mason City gas station

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MASON CITY - A Mason City man was arrested twice in one week for assaulting a woman, public intoxication and fighting with officers.

Andrew James Meyer, 30, is charged with misdemeanor domestic abuse assault causing bodily injury -- first offense,  interference with official acts causing bodily injury and simulated public intoxication -- first offense.

At about 12:19 a.m. Thursday, Meyer allegedly pushed a woman into a wall at his home on the 900 block of North Harrison Avenue. The incident caused several abrasions and cuts to her right arm, according to the criminal complaint.

Meyer was arrested, booked into the Cerro Gordo County Jail and later released on his own recognizance following a court appearance A no-contact order was issued Thursday.

Police allege in court documents he was under the influence of a "mind-altering drug" while at YesWay, 418 S. Federal Ave., about 6:25 a.m. Aug. 12. 

Court documents say Meyer was not understandable and "could not make a complete sentence or remember his own name."

An officer attempting to arrest Meyer received injuries to his arms and elbows that caused redness and bleeding, court documents said. Police claimed Meyer resisted being handcuffed. 

Meyer is scheduled to appear in Cerro Gordo County District Court Sept. 5.

Contact Courtney at 641-421-0534 or on Twitter @CourtneyFiorini.



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