.02 Violation and Possession of Alcohol Under Age

On 9/25/2016 at 0200 hrs, The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop at 15th Street and Grand Avenue in Emmetsburg. During the investigation into the traffic stop, The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office detained Scott James Wurzer, age 20 of Emmetsburg, on evidence of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated or impaired. Wurzer was taken to the Palo Alto County Jail where the Implied Consent was invoked.

Following the investigation, Wurzer was charged administratively through the Iowa DOT with a zero tolerance violation. Wurzer was also charged with possession of alcohol under legal age. Wurzer was released on the citation and his court date is 10/26/2016.

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