Man charged with assault using deadly weapon


A Marshalltown man who pulled a knife on another man during a recent fight was arrested by local police and taken to Marshall County Jail.

Pedro Simon Aguero, 29, was charged with assault causing bodily injury, assault use/display of a dangerous weapon, disorderly conduct and public intoxication-first offense, according to criminal complaints and affidavits filed in Marshall County District Court.

At his initial appearance, a magistrate issued a no contact order protecting the victim from the defendant, appointed a public defender to represent the defendant and ordered him held on $2,000 cash or surety bond. His preliminary hearing is April 3.