On 6/18/2016 at 1:44 a.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 5000 block of 370th Street. Upon an investigation into the stop, Rufina Delgado, age 39 of Eagle Grove, was investigated for OWI and was subsequently transported to the Palo Alto County Jail where the Implied Consent Advisory was invoked. Delgado was charged with Operating while Intoxicated-1st Offense, a serious misdemeanor. Delgado was booked into the Palo Alto County Jail and held until her initial appearance before a magistrate judge.
Subsequently from the traffic stop, Marcus Politicio Perees was charged with Possession of Alcohol under legal age. Deputies with the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office observed open containers of alcohol near Perees. Perees was cited, released and given a court date for the charge.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.