On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was contacted in reference to a possible protective order violation at 309 South 6th Street, in Mallard. During the investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop in the 500 block of State Street, in Emmetsburg. Following the traffic stop, The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Vance Yates III, 19, of Emmetsburg for violation of a protective order, a simple misdemeanor. Yates was also cited for minor in possession of alcohol, a simple misdemeanor. Yates was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail and booked in to await his initial appearance before a magistrate.

 

The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office also cited Crystal Reese, 22, of Mallard for failure to prove financial liability coverage and driving while suspended, both simple misdemeanors. Reese was issued citations and given a court date to appear before a magistrate. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Emmetsburg Police Department during the investigation.