WEST UNION, IOWA – A Northern Iowa man was spotted by law enforcement allegedly inflicting and injury upon his young son at the fair, leading to the man’s arrest on multiple charges.
On July 27, 2017 at 11:55 PM, a Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputy during the Fayette County Fair and on the Fayette County Fair Grounds observed Shannon Daryl Tiedt, age 40 of Fredericksburg assaulting a small boy on the grounds. The deputy observed a serious assault on the 8-year-old male who was the child of Tiedt. The 8-year-old boy was checked for serious injuries and later returned to his mother. Tiedt was arrested and during the arrest he resisted and the deputy sustained minor injury.
Tiedt was transported to the Fayette County Jail and charged with Child endangerment an Aggravated Misdemeanor and Interference with official acts causing injury, a serious misdemeanor.
The department of Human Services was contacted and they will be conducting an investigation also.
Tiedt was released after posting $5000.00 cash bond.