MASON CITY – A man apparently from Chicago but now living in Mason City is behind bars after police were called to a domestic assault allegedly involving strangulation.
Mason City police tell NIT that on February 12, 2017, at 10:41 AM, a domestic assault involving strangulation was reported in the 1800 block of South Wilson Avenue. Charles Edward Robinson, age 35, was arrested by Mason City police at a residence there on a Class D Felony charge of Domestic Assault involving Strangulation. Robinson was released from jail with a no-contact order and entered a not-guilty plea.
On February 26, 2017, at 6:29 PM, Mason City police officers located Robinson inside the protected party’s residence on South Wilson, allegedly in violation of the valid no-contact order (NCO). Police arrested Robinson at that time for Violation of a NCO and jailed.
Robinson later entered a plea deal to domestic abuse assault, first-offense, and was given 30 days in jail with 28 days suspended. He was also given a concurrent sentence of 7 days in jail for violating the no-contact order. He must pay $431.00 in court costs.
Robinson was convicted in 2015 of disorderly conduct – using abusive epithets, after an arrest by Mason City police. He was ordered to pay $268.02 in fines and court costs, but records show he never made a payment. He was also guilty in 2015 of theft and was ordered to pay $541.00 in fines and court costs – but records show he never made a payment.