On 05/09/2022 at 11:21 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jonathan Sutherland (37), of Ruthven on a valid Palo Alto County arrest warrant for driving while barred, an aggravated misdemeanor. Jonathan was located and taken into custody at 1100 block of Scott St., Ruthven, Iowa. Jonathan was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail and was unable to post the $5000.00 cash or surety bond. Additionally Jonathan was charged with possession of a controlled substance 3rd offense – D felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Jonathan was jailed 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.