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Tama man charged with attempted murder

May 12, 2014
By John Speer - Editor ( , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

Eduardo Pesina, 39, has been charged with attempted murder and a series of related charges following an early Sunday morning arrest at a convenience store by Tama Police.

He reportedly stabbed a person only identified as an adult female. No condition report on the victim was contained in a press release issued Monday afternoon by Police Sgt. Jason Bina.

Pesina is accused of being in possession of a knife when officers responded to the Jiffy South Store located on U.S. Highway 63 (State street) on the city's southern edge. Police arrested Pesina there at 6:42 a.m.

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Eduardo Pesina

In addition to the attempted murder charge, he was cited for stalking, intimidation with a dangerous weapon, carrying weapons, 3rd degree harassment and public intoxication.

Pesina was being held in the Tama County Jail in Toledo on $50,000 cash only bond.

Toledo and Meskwaki Nation Tribal police and the Iowa State Patrol assisted Tama Police in the incident.



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