An area man faces assault and drug charges following an incident Sunday afternoon (Jan. 7).


At about 12:30pm, the Fayette County Sheriff got a 911 call, reporting a domestic assault at a residence on 2nd Avenue NE in Waucoma.

After conducting multiple interviews, 35 year old Dustin Cassady of Waucoma was arrested and charged with Domestic Assault, Driving while License Barred, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Cassady was taken to the Fayette County jail and held until his initial court appearance.