Domestic disturbance 11-20-2017

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 21, 2017

On 11-20-2017 at about 3:30 p.m., the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 1800 block of 242nd Avenue.

Keith Mitchell Lynch (53) of rural Spirit Lake allegedly assaulted a female and threatened her with a firearm. The female fled the residence and was treated and released for injuries received. The High risk Entry and Arrest Team (HEAT) was activated and took Lynch into custody at the residence.

A search warrant was obtained and executed on the residence where firearms and ammunition were seized.

Lynch was charged with 

  • Domestic abuse assault with a weapon - class D felony
  • Willful Injury - class D Felony
  • Intimidation with a dangerous weapon - class C felony
  • Going armed with intent - class D felony
  • Child endangerment - aggravated misdemeanor

DCSO thanks the following for their assistance:

  • Dickinson County Communication Center
  • Dickinson County Emergency Management 
  • Arnolds Park Police
  • Okoboji Police 
  • Milford Police
  • Spirit Lake Police
  • Iowa DNR
  • HEAT

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.