SL man accused of injuring wife

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

A Storm Lake man has been arrested in a domestic assault

incident that left his wife injured.

Shortly before 1 a.m. Monday, police were called to a home in

the 1000 block of East 1st Street, where suspect Juan Pintado

Lila, age 32 of Storm Lake, had allegedly assaulted his wife.

Officers found the woman with minor injuries to the head. She

was treated by medical center paramedics at the scene.

According to the victim, when she attempted to call police after

the assault, her husband took the phone from her. Painted Lila is

charged with Domestic Assault Causing Injury and Obstruction of

Emergency Communications. He was held in the county jail

without bond, and a no contact order was applied for to protect

the victim from the suspect.

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