On Monday, October 9th, 2017, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint about an assault that occurred in the 4800 block of 460th Avenue (Hwy 4). Following an investigation into the complaint, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Austin Goos (20), of Emmetsburg. Goos was charged with assault = simple misdemeanor. Goos was transported, without incident, to the Palo Alto County Jail and booked to await his initial appearance before a magistrate.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.