IC woman arrested for allegedly stomping on man’s head during fight


Allegedly stomping on a man’s head while he was on the ground fighting another man has led to an Iowa City woman’s arrest.

45-year-old Christie Hartison-Brown of Shamrock Place was booked into the Johnson County Jail just before 11:30 Saturday night. Hartison-Brown was wanted in connection with a July 3rd fight at the Town & Campus Apartments on Arthur Street. Iowa City Police say that around 8 that night two men were fighting on the ground in the parking lot when Hartison-Brown stomped one of their heads into the concrete. The man suffered a large contusion on his left eye.

Multiple witnesses told police they observed the incident.

Hartison-Brown is charged with Assault Causing Bodily Injury. If convicted, she faces a maximum of one year in jail.

Hartison-Brown was released from the Johnson County jail just after 11:45 Saturday night. An initial court appearance has not yet been scheduled.