On 5/15/2020 at 8:22 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office served valid Palo Alto County arrest warrants on James Darrel Tatman III, age 29 of Graettinger. The warrants stem from an investigation into an incident investigated by the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office which occurred on 4/30/2020. Tatman III is charged with O.W.I. 2nd offense, reckless driving, open container (driver over 21 yrs of age) and fail to obey stop sign or yield right of way. Tatman III was arrested in the 300 block of S. Jackson in Graettinger and transported to the Palo Alto County Jail.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.