Today, August 22, 2018, in Muscatine County District Court RONALD VESTER JOHNSON, 40, of Muscatine was sentenced after pleading guilty to willful injury. An investigation by the Muscatine Police Department showed that JOHNSON had assisted his brother Patrick Johnson in the assault and stabbing of another individual. That individual suffered a deep stab wound to the chest. Patrick Johnson was previously sentenced to a prison term of not to exceed 15 years for his involvement in the attack.

RONALD JOHNSON was sentenced to an indeterminate term of not to exceed five years and ordered to pay a fine of $750. He was further ordered to have no contact with the victim. He will be transported back to the Illinois Department of Corrections to complete serving a sentence for methamphetamine manufacturing before he begins serving his Iowa sentence.


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