On 05/14/2022 at 7:31 P.M. the Palo Alto Count Sheriff’s Office received a report of an assault in the 1600 block of West St., Ruthven, Iowa. As a result of the investigation Thomas Ferguson (28) of Ruthven, Iowa was placed under arrest for driving while revoked and disorderly conduct. Thomas was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail without incident and booked in to await 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.