An Oelwein man was put in jail over the weekend on an assault charge.

Just before midnight Saturday (Jan. 13), the Fayette County Sheriff was summoned to a home in Oelwein for a domestic disturbance.

After deputies investigated, 35 year old Christopher Kearns of Oelwein was incarcerated on the charge of Serious Domestic Abuse Assault.

Kearns was held until his initial court appearance.