Iowa man accused of biting woman during dispute - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Iowa man accused of biting woman during dispute

Nathaniel J. Edwards (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) Nathaniel J. Edwards (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

An Iowa man is accused of second-degree battery after he reportedly bit a portion of a woman's finger off and struck her in the face during an altercation.

According to a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, on Friday, at approximately 9 p.m., deputies were dispatched to an Iowa home in reference to an alleged domestic battery.

"The caller advised that during a verbal altercation between the victim and her boyfriend, Nathaniel J. Edwards, 44, Iowa, had bit off a portion of the victim's finger, and struck the victim in the face, severely damaging her front bottom teeth. When deputies arrived, they learned Edwards had fled the scene," the release states.

Authorities said an arrest warrant was issued for Edwards and on Saturday, he was located at a family member's home and arrested without incident. 

Edwards was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with second-degree battery. He was released on a $25,000 bond set by Judge Robert Wyatt.

Copyright 2013 KPLC. All rights reserved.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers continue through this week

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers continue through this week

    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-08-19 20:15:38 GMT
    Scattered showers and storms through Monday (Source: KPLC)Scattered showers and storms through Monday (Source: KPLC)
    Scattered showers and storms through Monday (Source: KPLC)Scattered showers and storms through Monday (Source: KPLC)

    Through this afternoon expect continued pop-up showers thanks to southerly flow providing ample moisture. Hot and humid conditions will persist across Southwest Louisiana for those of us not seeing a cooling shower.  Overnight warm and humid conditions persist with lows only dropping into the upper 70s. But, with ample moisture present we will feel like the 80s for much of the night. 

    More >>

    Through this afternoon expect continued pop-up showers thanks to southerly flow providing ample moisture. Hot and humid conditions will persist across Southwest Louisiana for those of us not seeing a cooling shower.  Overnight warm and humid conditions persist with lows only dropping into the upper 70s. But, with ample moisture present we will feel like the 80s for much of the night. 

    More >>
  • New KFC in Jennings gives away free chicken for a year

    New KFC in Jennings gives away free chicken for a year

    Saturday, August 18 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-08-18 23:17:40 GMT
    KFC giving away free chicken for a year coupons at new Jennings location (Source: KFC)KFC giving away free chicken for a year coupons at new Jennings location (Source: KFC)

    A new KFC located at 1498 Elton Road in Jennings is scheduled open its doors on August 21, 2018. On August 22, 2018 it will host a grand opening celebration featuring a "free chicken for a year" coupon giveaway to the first 50 customers. South Louisiana Market Coach for KSP Foods, Masi Carter says, "Our restaurant staff has been preparing diligently for the store opening, and we look forward to welcoming the community to our new restaurant next week." The n...

    More >>

    A new KFC located at 1498 Elton Road in Jennings is scheduled open its doors on August 21, 2018. On August 22, 2018 it will host a grand opening celebration featuring a "free chicken for a year" coupon giveaway to the first 50 customers. South Louisiana Market Coach for KSP Foods, Masi Carter says, "Our restaurant staff has been preparing diligently for the store opening, and we look forward to welcoming the community to our new restaurant next week." The n...

    More >>
  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers this weekend

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers this weekend

    Saturday, August 18 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-08-18 21:00:17 GMT
    Through the next 12 hours expect temperatures to feel HOT! (Source: KPLC)Through the next 12 hours expect temperatures to feel HOT! (Source: KPLC)
    Through the next 12 hours expect temperatures to feel HOT! (Source: KPLC)Through the next 12 hours expect temperatures to feel HOT! (Source: KPLC)

    Through this afternoon expect continued pop-up showers thanks to southerly flow providing ample moisture. Hot and humid conditions will persist across Southwest Louisiana for those of us not seeing a cooling shower.  Overnight warm and humid conditions persist with lows only dropping into the upper 70s. But, with ample moisture present we will feel like the 80s for much of the night.

    More >>

    Through this afternoon expect continued pop-up showers thanks to southerly flow providing ample moisture. Hot and humid conditions will persist across Southwest Louisiana for those of us not seeing a cooling shower.  Overnight warm and humid conditions persist with lows only dropping into the upper 70s. But, with ample moisture present we will feel like the 80s for much of the night.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly