Lindaman asks for change of venue, an assistant attorney

CHARLES CITY – The Charles City man whose third-degree sexual abuse conviction was overturned by the Iowa Supreme Court because the district court didn’t adequately warn him about representing himself intends to do it again. This time, however, he wants a court-appointed attorney to assist him at his retrial. “The defendant asks for  the assistance of counsel in a second chair position until such time as the attorney has shown a mastery of the facts and law implicit in this matter,” Lindaman wrote in his motion. Former two-time candidate for local elected office and convicted felon Doug Lindaman, 61, filed … Continue reading Lindaman asks for change of venue, an assistant attorney

Lindaman retrial set to begin Aug. 1

CHARLES CITY –-Convicted sex offender and former Floyd County magistrate Doug Lindemann, 61, is out of prison and free on bond. On the same day a Floyd County District Court judge scheduled Lindaman’s retrial on a third-degree sexual abuse charge for Aug. 1, Lindaman was returned to Floyd County where he made bond. Lindaman, who previously served prison time in the 1980s on two convictions of lascivious acts with a minor, was convicted in April 2016 by a Floyd County jury on the count of third-degree sexual abuse. That conviction was overturned in May by the Iowa Supreme Court. In an … Continue reading Lindaman retrial set to begin Aug. 1

Iowa Supreme Court Justices to meet with Charles City area students

News release On Tuesday, April 4, and Wednesday, April 5, justices of the Iowa Supreme Court will meet with students from seven Charles City area schools to discuss the Iowa judicial system and the role of the courts in Iowa. The justices will visit with students in Tripoli, Hampton, Charles City, Fairbank, Iowa Falls, Dike, and Parkersburg. High School Visit Schedule Tuesday, April 4 — 12:30 pm: Justice Zager will visit Tripoli Middle/Senior High School in Tripoli Wednesday, April 5 —  8:15 am: Justice Hecht will visit Hampton-Dumont High School in Hampton 9:10 am: Justice Appel will visit Charles City … Continue reading Iowa Supreme Court Justices to meet with Charles City area students