On Sunday, April 24, 2022, at 3:35 pm, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Nathan Cowell, (22) of Emmetsburg, on valid Woodbury County warrants stemming from a conviction of operating while intoxicated 1st offense, which is a serious misdemeanor. Cowell’s warrants include a sentencing order to serve a 2 day mittimus in Woodbury County and also voluntary absence from custody, which is a serious misdemeanor. Cowell was transported, without incident, to the Palo Alto County Jail and subsequently booked in to await extradition to Woodbury County.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.