On 12/18/2018 at 7:49 p.m., The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by Pocahontas County authorities of a possible intoxicated/impaired driver that was traveling north on 460th Avenue. The Palo Alto County Communications Center provided the information to a Deputy and the vehicle was located. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 4400 block of 460th Avenue. As a result of the investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Chad Ray Davis, age 52 of Donnellson, IA on the charges of Operating while Intoxicated/Impaired 2nd Offense (Aggravated Misdemeanor), Possession/Carrying Weapons while Intoxicated (Serious Misdemeanor), Open Container (Simple) and Violation of Conditions of a Restricted License (Simple). Davis was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail without incident. Davis was booked into the Palo Alto County Jail and held until his initial appearance before a magistrate judge.
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