On Saturday, March 26, 2016, at 02:00, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 3700 block of 460th Avenue. During the traffic stop, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office discovered that a passenger in the vehicle, Michael Clark (24), had a valid warrant out of Emmet County for contempt of court.
While taking Clark into custody, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office discovered that Clark had drug paraphernalia on his person. Clark was then arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, which is a simple misdemeanor. Clark was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail, without incident, and booked in to await his initial appearance before a magistrate.
The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Emmetsburg Police Department during the investigation.