MASON CITY – A Mason City man was arrested early Saturday morning after police responded to a report of a domestic situation at 621 South President Ave.
Officers arrived on the scene at 3:21 AM and began to investigate. Police say that they learned that a suspect had fled after forcing his way into the house and assaulting a resident inside. The victim was able to identify the suspect and after a brief search, the suspect was located and arrested.
Joseph Walter Latham, 33, of Mason City, was arrested and charged with 1st degree burglary (B felony) domestic assault causing injury (aggravated misdemeanor) and obstruction of 911 communications (simple misdemeanor).
Latham is being held on $2,500.00 bond.
Latham is also awaiting an April 17th, 2013 trial on a charge of driving while license suspended or revoked.