Crookston Area Man Faces 7 Charges Including Assault by Strangulation and Burglary


A Crookston area man is accused of repeatedly breaking into a woman’s home and assaulting her.

Ira Edward Bailey, 29, appeared Monday in Polk County District Court on seven charges in two separate incidents including, one felony count of Domestic Assault by Strangulation, two counts three counts of First Degree Burglary, of Felony Domestic Assault, and one felony count of Threats of Violence.

The charges stem from two incidents where Bailey allegedly broke into the woman’s home, assaulting her and a child, twice last month.

The Burglary charges carry a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.


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