On January 20, 2023, at approximately 13:27 hours, the Mt Pleasant Police was dispatched to 1002 W Saunders for a report of two males in a physical fight outdoors with a female present as well. While enroute, officers were advised two little kids were being dragged from a vehicle.
Upon arrival, officers located just one male and female in the yard. They were not overly cooperative. Officers made contact with the residence at 1002 W Saunders St and were advised nothing had happened. The investigation revealed a female and young child crying who had blood on his head. The defendant identified as Terron N Wilson age 27 of Mt Pleasant, attempted to prevent officers from conducting an investigation to the safety of the children. Wilson began to resist and not comply and fought with officers and was subsequently Tazed. Wilson continued to fight and resist and attempted to kick, headbutt, and bite officers. He was transported to the Henry County Jail where he was held pending arraignment. The investigation revealed that Wilson had been in a physical altercation with his girlfriend with the kids present. At one point Wilson fired a weapon in the house which went through the building. Wilson obstructed the victim from calling 911 or leaving. Wilson then fought with family members who arrived to help out the victim. They provided false information to law enforcement. The children were taken into police custody for their safety and turned over to their mother. The Mt Pleasant Police was assisted by the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol, and the Department of Human Services. Wilson was charged with Interference with Official Acts, causing injury, Assault on a Peace Officer, Child Endangerment, Domestic Abuse Assault, display of a weapon, Intimidation with a dangerous weapon, Obstruction of Emergency Communications, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Mt Pleasant PD
Anyone who sees suspicious activity is encouraged to contact the Mt Pleasant PD at 319 385-1450.