Local woman charged in bat incident

BY DI STAFF | SEPTEMBER 08, 2011 7:20 AM

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Iowa City police arrested a local woman afer she allegedly entered a fight with a baseball bat.

Asia Cheeks, 28, 1219 Burns Ave., was charged Monday with disorderly conduct/fighting or violent behavior.

Officers responded to 2200 Davis St., after reports of a fight and a woman carrying a baseball bat.

Upon arrival, the complaint said, officers identified Cheeks as being the female wielding a baseball bat. Cheeks was also allegedly shouting, “Who touched my son — this is some gansta shit.”

The defendant supposedly stated that she came to this location because she heard someone had touched her son.

Cheeks also was allegedly said she grabbed the baseball bat because she heard it was a man who touched her son.

— by Brittany Till

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