An argument over a phone call in Dexter Saturday afternoon resulted in one person taken into custody on an assault charge. The Adair County Sheriff’s Office says 39-year old Dillon Michael Westphal, of Dexter, faces a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault by use or display of a weapon.
Authorities say the victim, a female, was transported to Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, for treatment of injuries to her left arm and left ear, after Westphal allegedly threw a phone at the woman that she had moments earlier thrown down and bounced off a kitchen table, hitting Wesphal in the chin. Westphal then allegedly threw a chair at the woman.
Later, when the victim was pickup up her belongings from Westphal’s property, he allegedly pointed a gun at her. During his arrest, a .380-caliber handgun was removed from Westphal’s waistband and taken into evidence. Westphal was booked into the Adair County Jail and later released on $2,000 bond.
The Adair County Sheriff’ Office reports also, 41-year old Virginia Jean Keasey, of Des Moines, was arrested Aug. 22nd, on an Adair County warrant for felony Conspiracy to Commit a Non-Forcible Felony. Keasey was later released on her own recognizance. And, 32-year old Mayar Kothfeng Mayar, of Sioux Falls, SD, was arrested by a Trooper with the Iowa State Patrol Aug. 21st, on Interstate 80 in Adair County. Mayar was charged with Excessive Speed, Failure to Have a Valid License, and OWI/2nd offense. He was being held in the Adair County Jail on $2,000 bond.