Clive man arrested for allegedly slapping wife across face

Edward Arthur Snuffin, 58. of Clive was arrested early Sunday on a charge of first-offense domestic abuse assault-intimidation.

A Clive man was arrested early Sunday after allegedly slapping his wife across the face in a Waukee tavern.

Edward Arthur Snuffin, 58, of 1465 N.W. 108th St., Clive, was charged with first-offense domestic abuse assault-intimidation.

According to court records, Snuffin “did hit the victim with an open hand across the victim’s left cheek” about 12:45 a.m. Sunday in Norm’s Pub at 400 Sixth St. in Waukee.

Snuffin and his victim “are married, living together and parents of the same minor children,” according to court records.

Snuffin was held in the Dallas County Jail before posting bond.

*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


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