Page County Deputy Assaulted While Making An Arrest

A Page County deputy was assaulted early Tuesday morning after an arrest. 26 year old Michael Ryan Weeden of Clarinda was arrested for assault resulting in bodily injury to a 17 year old male juvenile. The juvenile did not require medical treatment. While being booked into the Page County Jail, Weeden struck a deputy in the face with a closed fist. The deputy sustained a fracture in the nasal cavity. He was taken to Clarinda Regional Health Center and later released. Weeden was also charged with assault on a peace officer and is being held on $5,000 bail.

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