On 1/3/2020 1:37 a.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop in the 4400 block of 545th Avenue. As a result of the traffic stop, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Cale Thomas Raymond Christians, age 19 of Pocahontas, on the charges of Operating while Intoxicated (1st Offense)-a serious misdemeanor. Christians was also cited for possession of alcohol under legal age in lieu of the open container as a driver and written a warning for failing to properly display registration plate. Christians was booked into the Palo Alto County Jail and held until his initial appearance before a magistrate judge.
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