Today, August 22, 2014, in Muscatine County District Court:
JAMES SALVADOR ROCHA, DOB: 12/19/1996, of Muscatine was sentenced for the offense of Burglary in the Second Degree. Investigation by the Muscatine Police Department showed that ROCHA forced his way into a residence and assaulted the occupant. The court imposed a suspended sentence of incarceration for a term not to exceed ten years and placed the defendant on supervised probation for three years.
THOMAS HUNTER, III, DOB: 9/27/1975, of Muscatine pleaded guilty to the offense of Domestic Abuse Assault. Investigation by the Muscatine Police Department showed that the defendant assaulted his live-in girlfriend by squeezing her neck to obstruct her breathing. The defendant's conduct resulted in a bodily injury. The defendant will be sentenced October 3, 2014, at 9:15 a.m.