On Saturday July 09, 2016 at 9:46pm the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a domestic accuring at 1409 Center St. in Ruthven. Deputies arrived on scene to investigate and Jessy Ray Hoffmeyer (33) of Ruthven had fled the scene. After investigatin it was determined Jessy would be charged with Domestic Simple Misdemeanor Assault and Serious Misdemeanor Assault on a second person at the residence. Spencer Police located Jessy and placed him into custody. Deputies made arrangments with Spencer Police and Jessy was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail where he was booked into jail on the domestic and assault charges.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.