Ledyard Man Faces 2 Assault Charges After Last Thursday Incident

A Ledyard man is facing a pair of assault charges following an alleged incident late last week.

According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office, Deputies responded to a residence in Ledyard around 4:30pm Thursday, following a call for assistance.  Upon arrival, Deputies conducted a brief investigation and arrested 61 year old John William Allen.

Allen is facing 2 counts of assault while displaying a dangerous weapon, an aggravated misdemeanor.

Allen was booked into the Kossuth County Jail to await an initial court appearance.  Online court records show Allen is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in Kossuth County District Court on August 21st.

Court records also show a no contact order has been issued to prevent Allen from having any contact with the alleged victim in the case.