Mitchell County woman arrested after accusations of knife threats

Stacyville, Iowa – A Stacyville resident has been arrested for threatening a woman with a knife in Mitchell County.

According to the Mason City Globe Gazette, the incident occurred Wednesday morning at 7:45 when 25-year-old Rita Aurea Torres Vasquez picked up a large, black handled knife and threatened the woman after a fight.

Vasquez claims she did retrieve the knife from down stairs but did not threaten the woman with it.

Law enforcement found the knife and sheath hidden in a bathroom cupboard.

Vazquesz is charged with misdemeanor domestic abuse assault and is being held in the Mitchell County jail.


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Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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