On October 29, 2020, at 4:07 a.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Heather Ann Luehring (32) of Milford, IA, on a valid Palo Alto County Warrant. The warrant stemmed from an investigation into car burglaries which occurred between September 26, 2020 – September 29, 2020, in Emmetsburg and Graettinger. The warrant was issued for 7 counts of burglary in the 3rd degree all of which are aggravated misdemeanors. Luehring was unable to post the $7,500 cash only bond and was booked into the Palo Alto County Jail where she awaits an initial appearance in front of a judge.
Assisting with the arrest was the Spencer Police Department and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.