Albia Man Arrested for Breaking Person’s Orbital Bone in Alleged Assault


An Albia man faces multiple felonies after an alleged assault left the victim with a fractured eye socket.

According to the Wapello County Sheriff’s Office, 44-year-old Jeremy Price struck an individual in the face and in the process, broke the person’s orbital bone. The incident occurred in Eddyville on the morning of May 11th, 2019. Authorities say Price admitted to the assault.

Court records say the victim required facial surgery which involved the utilization of titanium plates and screws to repair the fracture.

Price was arrested on Tuesday and charged with willful injury (Class C felony) and assault causing serious injury (Class D felony). He was transported to the Wapello County Jail. Price’s bail has been set at $25,000.

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