On 5/3/2021, at 20:01 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on a 2001 Dodge Caravan for a traffic violation. During the stop it was found that the driver, Jorge Garcia Perez(53) of Humboldt, was arrested for operating with a suspended Iowa driver’s license, and not having proof of financial liability. Perez was given a warning for driving on the wrong side of the road. Perez was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail without incident, where he awaits his initial appearance before a judge.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.