On Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 00:40, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint at 5468 430th Street in reference to the homeowners at the residence finding a male subject, later identified of Jerimeh Kretlow (42), of Albert City, in their home, attempting to steal money. The Sheriff’s Office was also notified that Kretlow had left the residence in a silver 2016 Toyota Camry, which was used by Kretlow to drive to the residence. Further investigation showed that Kretlow stole the Toyota Camry from a residence in Manson, Iowa on July 26th, 2017.
On Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 03:30, the Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office located Kretlow and the Toyota Camry in Albert City, Iowa. Kretlow was taken into custody on local charges, by the Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office.
The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office charged Kretlow with Burglary 3rd Degree= Class D Felony and Driving While Barred= Aggravated Misdemeanor.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.