Man assaults clerk, deputy at Spencer hotel

Man assaults clerk, deputy at Spencer hotel

Authorities arrested a man for assaulting a hotel clerk and a Clay County Sheriff’s Office deputy at Days Inn after midnight Saturday.

The sheriff’s office stated deputies were called to the 1800 mile of 350th Street to serve a no contact order where Ismael Leon Rodriguez, of Spencer, was no longer allowed.

Rodriguez was given a ride to Days Inn. While there, Rodriguez assaulted the clerk and a deputy, authorities said.

Rodriguez was arrested for assault and taken to the Clay County Jail.

At the jail, authorities found marijuana and paraphernalia in his belongings.

He was held at the jail after his arrest to appear before a magistrate.

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