Tue, 20 Sep 2011 03:48:13 GMT — A Northeast Missouri man is behind bars after an altercation with a friend. According to court papers, James Steele, 35, of Kirksville was consuming alcohol with a friend when the conversation took a wrong turn. Steele allegedly struck the victim in the face with a full can of beer and then his fist, causing the need for stitches. Steele is being held in the Adair County Jail on $25,000 cash only bond, charged with second degree assault, a class C felony.
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