Austin man facing felony assault charge in Mower County District Court for allegedly kicking a police officer

An Austin man who allegedly kicked a police officer while he was being taken into custody during a domestic situation late Saturday morning at a residence in the 600 block of 8th Avenue Southwest has been charged in Mower County District Court.

56-year old Kevin Roy Peterson has been charged with a felony for fourth-degree assault of a peace officer, demonstrable bodily harm, a felony for fifth-degree drug possession, a misdemeanor for domestic assault and a petty misdemeanor for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Peterson’s next appearance in Mower County District Court is scheduled for July 27th.