On Tuesday at 3:27 p.m., police went to the 1000 block of West 10th to check out a reported assault. They were told that a woman and Joshua Thiem, 18, got into an argument that quickly turned physical, according to the police report.

The victim said she was holding her baby when Thiem attacked and hit her multiple times, then threw electronics at her. Thiem left but was soon found and charged with third-degree domestic assault and child abuse, police spokeswoman Beth Kerr said.

He was taken to the Lincoln County jail.


Female assault

At 7:59 p.m. that evening, police responded to a reported physical disturbance in the 1800 block of West Front. They found two middle-aged females with minor injuries to their faces, as well as suspect Tara Dewolf, 32.

The victims said they and Dewolf got into an argument that turned physical.

Dewolf allegedly picked up some sort of cane and beat them about the head.

Dewolf was charged with two counts of second-degree assault and two counts of using a weapon to commit a felony and taken to jail



Shortly after midnight at 12:10 a.m., officers went to the 100 block of East William Ave. to check out another reported disturbance.

A 911 caller told dispatchers that a man pulled a gun on several people.

The officers met those involved and found that the victim and Ransley Foust, 20, got into a verbal dispute had started over loud vehicles, police spokeswoman Beth Kerr said.

Foust became upset and threatened to kill everyone, and then pulled out what appeared to be a handgun and pointed it at the victim and other bystanders.

Police found the handgun and seized it for evidence, Kerr said. After taking statements from multiple bystanders, Ransley was charged with making terroristic threats and use of a weapon to commit a felony and taken to jail.