Ottumwa Man Faces Charges After January Incident

(Ottumwa, Iowa) – According to a news release sent by the Wapello County Sheriff’s Office, the Sheriff’s Office and the Ottumwa Police Department executed a search warrant in Ottumwa at the beginning of January. As a result of the search warrant and investigation conducted at that time, Christopher Ray Cale, 41, was arrested. Cale is now charged with Violation of Protection Order a Simple Misdemeanor and Possession and Control of Firearms and Ammunition (Domestic/Protective Order) Class D Felony.

This investigation is ongoing and more information will be released as it becomes available. According to the news release, Cale bonded from the Wapello County Jail.

Disclaimer: A charge is merely an accusation and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

By Hailey Brown, KBOE/KMZN

Christopher Ray Cale, 41, was arrested by the Wapello Co. Sheriff’s Dep’t & the Ottumwa Police Dep’t on Jan. 10. Photo provided by the Wapello Co. Sheriff’s Dep’t.


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