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Man Charged with Attempted Murder; Held on $500,000 Bond
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - A Dubuque man charged with attempted murder after police say he stabbed another man made his initial court appearance this morning.
Jesse G. Kramer, 29, of 195 Croydon Crest, is being held in the Dubuque County Jail on $500,000 cash bond. He is also charged with willful injury.
Members of the Dubuque Police Department responded to The Finley Hospital at about 10 p.m. Thursday for a report of a subject with a stab wound to the neck. Officers said Steven Curtis Gallaher, 29, suffered lacerations to the head and neck. He was treated and released.
Officers said a disturbance occurred inside a vehicle near the intersection of Asbury Road and Cherry Street. Kramer allegedly stabbed Gallaher during the disturbance.
Kramer was arrested at his residence Friday afternoon.
Attempted murder is a class B felony, punishable by up to 25 years in prison. Willful injury is a class C felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine of $1,000 to $10,000.
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