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News Release
Assault Arrest - 04/30/21

On April 30, 2021, Monmouth Police Department responded to a report of a disturbance in the 500 block of Jackson St E.  An adult male victim was contacted at the scene and transported to the Salem Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

During the investigation, it was determined that the suspect and victim were known to one another and had an argument that escalated into a physical altercation.  The suspect used an edged weapon to assault the victim. 

The suspect, Mr. Jason Robertson (54 years old, Monmouth resident) was contacted at the scene and taken into custody without incident.  He was lodged at the Polk County Jail for Assault II and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

The victim was treated at Salem Hospital and released.  Officers are continuing the investigation at this time.

Monmouth PD was assisted by the Independence Police Department, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and Polk County Fire District #1 during this investigation. 

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