St Joseph Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Assault Charge

St Joseph Police officer Ron T Strader plead not guilty in Buchanan County court Wednesday morning.  Strader faces a charge of 4th degree domestic assault.  The incident happened Sunday when Strader allegedly injured a woman’s nose, knees and elbows.  He is a 17 year veteran of the police force and will next appear in court October 10th.