On Monday, July 31, 2017, at 7:47 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint to 17 1st Street SW, in West Bend reference to a male subject that was trespassing on the property and refusing to leave. Following an investigation into the complaint, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jose Flores (40), of West Bend. Flores was charged with trespassing and public intoxication, both simple misdemeanors. Flores was transported, without incident, to the Palo Alto County Jail and booked in to await his initial appearance before a magistrate.
Flores had a valid Pocahontas County warrant for Failure to Appear and a Detainer was placed on Flores by Immigration and Custom Enforcement(ICE).
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.