Ledyard Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

A Ledyard man is facing a charge of domestic abuse after being taken into custody earlier this week.


Twenty four year old Jacob Govern, of Ledyard, was arrested by Kossuth County Sheriff’s Deputies Tuesday afternoon on a charge of domestic abuse assault causing serious injury or mental illness – 1st offense.


Govern was booked into the Kossuth County Jail while awaiting an initial court appearance.


A no contact order was issued to prevent Govern from having any contact with the alleged victim in the case.


Govern is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing on August 31st.  He is also facing felony theft and burglary charges in connection with an alleged incident from Christmas Day 2020.