On 12/06/2021 at 8:57 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 600 block of W. Lost Island St., Graettinger, Iowa. As a result of the traffic stop, Jason Johnson (40) of Hartley, was placed under arrest and charged with driving while license suspended. He was also cited for operating a non-registered vehicle, and failure to provide proof of insurance. Jason was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail to await his initial appearance before a judge.

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