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Fight at hotel leads to arrest of Iowa man


An Iowa man was charged with first degree assault, strangulation and disturbing the peace after an incident at a local hotel last weekend. Douglas Wiese, 45 is accused of assaulting James Reddick after the two came to Sidney together for a construction job.

Reddick claimed that Wiese started to drink immediately upon arriving in town on the day of the incident. Then Wiese tried to hug and kiss Reddick and even told the other man he loved him, according to the report. When Reddick resisted, Wiese reportedly put him in a wrestling hold. This is when Reddick’s elbow was dislocated, the alle...

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