Iowa councilman gets jail, probation for abuse

Published On: Jan 03 2013 02:38:52 PM CST
HANLONTOWN, Iowa (AP) -

A city councilman in northern Iowa who was convicted of domestic abuse was given 30 days in jail and a year of probation

The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that 38-year-old Jacob Jackson, of Hanlontown, had pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count. A $315 fine was suspended.

Jackson was arrested on April 1 after a Worth County sheriff's deputy responded to a call at Jackson's home.