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May 5, 2014

Kaster convicted of domestic abuse assault

Knoxville — On Friday, May 2, a Marion County jury deliberated for approximately 90 minutes before returning a verdict of guilty in the State of Iowa v. Shayne Kaster.  Kaster was found guilty of domestic abuse assault causing a bodily injury.  

This case was prosecuted by Assistant County Attorney Nicole Olson.  County Attorney Ed Bull sincerely thanked Olson for her hard work on this case. 

“Domestic Abuse cases are extremely difficult cases to prosecute,” Bull added. “I am so pleased to have such a dedicated prosecutor working in my office. I am hopeful that my office’s continued willingness to try domestic cases will deter others from committing this offense.”

Sentencing in this matter is set for July 11, 2014.  The Marion County Attorney’s Office would like to thank the citizens of Marion County for their time while serving as jurors. 

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