(Ottumwa, IA) An Ottumwa Police officer is facing charges after being accused of choking a woman last Thursday afternoon. Twenty-three-year-old Jordan Woodward has been arrested and charged with domestic assault. Woodward is out on bond.
Police say Woodward was off duty at the time of the assault, which was reported to have happened outside the city of Ottumwa.
Officer Woodward was immediately placed on administrative leave as per department policy. Officer Woodward is on administrative leave, pending the outcome of an investigation.