On 4/12/2016 at 11:10 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop at Rolling St and Scott Street in Ruthven. Following an investigation into the traffic stop, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Ray Hood Jr, age 27 of Laurens, on the charge of Driving While License Revoked. Hood’s driving license privileges were revoked from an OWI test refusal. During the inventory and subsequent search warrant on the vehicle that Hood was operating, Hood was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Hood was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail, without incident and was booked into the Palo Alto County Jail and held until his initial appearance before a magistrate.