A Postville man faces a list of charges, following an assault, then entering another home armed with a weapon.


The incident happened shortly after 9pm Sunday, at a residence in Postville. The Fayette County Sheriff received a 911 call reporting a break-in at a residence outside of Postville.

Deputies determined that 35 year old James Block of Postville was involved in a domestic assault, then walked to an occupied residence, and gained entry with a weapon.

Block was taken into custody on charges of:
Burglary 1st Degree, Domestic Abuse Assault 3rd Offense, Child Endangerment, Obstruction of an Emergency Device, Interference with Official Acts, and Public Intoxication.

If Block is convicted of all the charges, he could face up to 34 years in prison. He was taken to the Fayette County jail and held until his initial court appearance.