Arrest reported following an assault in Clarinda


June 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

One person was arrested early this (Wednesday) morning following an assault in Clarinda. According to Clarinda Police Chief Keith Brothers, at around 2:30 a.m., officers arrested 19-year old Joseph Ray Williams-Azevedo, on a charge of serious assault. The arrest occurred after authorities received a report from an unidentified 18-year old male alleging that Williams-Azevedo had struck the victim in his head with a closed fist, during a verbal altercation. The incident allegedly happened in the area of 13th & Stuart, in Clarinda.

The alleged victim of the assault suffered minor injuries, but did not require medical attention. Williams-Azevedo was taken to the Page County Jail on $1,000 bail pending an appearance before a Page County Magistrate.