On Saturday February 18, 2017, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 500 block of West Robins in Graettinger, IA to check on a suspicious person. Deputies found Darrell H Sorey (32) of Arnolds Park, IA., sitting in the front yard of a residence. Sorey was found to be concealing a 9 inch knife and he was placed under arrest for illegally concealing a knife with a blade over 8 inches. Sorey was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail where he was booked on charges of “Carrying Weapons” which is a Aggravated Misdemeanor.
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