On 12/9/2016 at 10:46 p.m., The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 4500 Block of 460th Avenue. As a result of an investigation into the traffic stop, The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Robert Hall Taylor Jr, age 21 of Albert City, on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana), a serious misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. Also arrested was Adam Garzon Yartz, age 18 of Albert City, on the charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance, a serious misdemeanor, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor and Possession of Alcohol under Legal Age. Taylor Jr. and Yartz were both transported, without incident, to the Palo Alto County Jail and held on the charges until their initial appearance before a magistrate judge.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.