Arrest Made in Assault Investigation

Tony Bakalar, Sr., age 54 of Chillicothe

OTTUMWA-On Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at 3:15 p.m. the Wapello County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possible assault in progress on 4th Street in Chillicothe, IA.  When Deputies arrived all parties were gone.  An investigation was conducted.


On Sunday, Sept 10th, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Wapello County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Tony Bakalar, Sr., age 54 of Chillicothe and charged Bakalar Sr. with Domestic Abuse with Intent to Inflict Serious Injury and Harassment in the First Degree both are Aggravated Misdemeanors.  Bakalar Sr. is currently being had in lieu of bond in the Wapello County Jail.