On 10/10/2016 at 1335hrs the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 3400 block of 360th Street. From the investigation into the traffic stop, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ronald Gene Moriarty, age 58, of Lake Park on a charge of driving while suspended. Moriarty’s driving privileges were suspended by the Iowa DOT for non-payment of fines. Moriarty was arrested, cited and released on the non-scheduled violation. Moriarty was given a court date of 11/23/2016 to appear on 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.