On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 at 11:45 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a vehicle in the ditch in the 4300 block of 460th Ave with a man lying on the ground claiming to be resting. Upon further investigation the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kenneth Carman (51) of Gilmore City, Ia for OWI 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor. Carman was also issued traffic citations for Failure to Maintain Control, Failure to Possess a Valid Driver’s License, and Open Container. Carman was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail where he was booked and is currently awaiting his initial appearance before the judge.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.