Cedar Falls Man Charged In Weekend Assault
Authorities have arrested a Cedar Falls man on multiple charges connected to a weekend assault that sent one of the two victims to the hospital.
The attacker was identified as 25-year-old Kane Swehla. He was taken into custody after a two-hour search on the following charges: first-degree burglary, assault while participating in a felony, domestic abuse assault, third-degree criminal mischief and interference with official acts.
According to a press release, Cedar Falls police were called to 2308 Center St. around 4 AM Saturday on a report of an assault in progress. Upon arrival, officers who told by two victims that Swehla was the man who assaulted them. A female victim was treated at the scene for injuries, then transported to the hospital.
Black Hawk County sheriff's deputies were called in to help Cedar Falls police search for Swehla. He was eventually located around 6 AM and taken into custody after a short struggle, authorities said.
Swehla was booked into the Black Hawk County Jail on five separate charges.