Assault, no contact violation earns local prison time

Published 6:40 pm Saturday, May 5, 2012

An Austin man charged for violating a no contact order in April and for domestic assault last December was sentenced Friday in Mower County Court.

Jessie Lee Padron, 29, was convicted on both charges, felonies, and sentenced to 30 months in state prison. He was given credit for time he served since Dec. 15. Charges for first-degree burglary and third-degree assault were both dismissed.

Police arrested Padron after a woman called and said Padron was in her home and violating his no contact order on April 16. The woman states that she and her daughter were awaken by Padron when Padron entered the house and told the victim to hand over her purse. The victim added Padron then dumped everything from the purse into a bin, left the house and then returned, according to the complaint.

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The victim, who left out the back door as Padron returned and came through the front, called police when Padron returned, the complaint adds. Padron allegedly admitted to violating his no contact order after Police found him lying in the woman’s bed.

Padron’s record shows convictions for fifth-degree domestic assault in 2002 and violation of a no contact order in 2008.