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Local man charged with domestic abuse

BY DI STAFF | AUGUST 27, 2014 5:00 AM

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Authorities have accused a local man of choking his girlfriend.

Justin Lamb, 33, was charged Aug. 25 with domestic abuse, impeding air/blood causing bodily injury.

According to an Iowa City police complaint, authorities responded to Lamb’s residence after a report of an altercation that occurred between Lamb and a woman.

Lamb and the woman lived together and were in an intimate relationship within the last year, the complaint said.

During the altercation, held the woman down on the bed and put his hands around her throat, Lamb reportedly admitted to authorities.

In addition, Lamb also allegedly told officers he broke the victim’s phone when she was going to call 911.

Lamb has a previous domestic-assault conviction from 2010.

Domestic abuse, impeding air/blood causing bodily injury, is a Class-D felony.

— by Rebecca Morin


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