LaMOTTE, Iowa — A LaMotte man was charged after he allegedly threatened to kill a state dairy inspector in March.

Jackson County Deputy Steve Schroeder said the dairy inspector was not injured. The inspector's name was not released.

Alfred Thoma, 37, was charged this week  with second-degree harassment.

Thoma is accused of threatening to kill the dairy inspector and throw his body into the ditch in an incident at 2 p.m. March 28 at 24003 400th St.

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The state dairy inspector was doing a routine inspection at the Thoma farm. Another dairy inspector was with him at the time, but apparently was not threatened, according to court records.