- Southeast District Court records show that a Jamestown woman has
been charged in regard to an incident last week in the southwest part
of the city.
Karen Kinzler has been charged with Class C felony aggravated
assault-domestic violence and reckless endangerment. She also faces
a Class B misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief.
to the charging documents, Kinzler struck a woman with a car in the
driveway of a home in southwest Jamestown on the morning of March 15.
The car also struck the house and damaged a gas line meter. Houses
in a one-block area were evacuated while the Jamestown Fire
Department and Montana-Dakota Utilities worked to shut off the gas.
victim, who is not being identified under Marsy's Law, was treated
and released at Jamestown Regional Medical Center for injuries
suffered when she was struck by the car.
documents say Kinzler told police she thought the car was in reverse
when she accelerated. She is currently free on a personal
recognizance bond. Her next court appearance has not been scheduled.