On 01/03/2019 at 7:10 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office charged LaDawn Elaine Colvin, age 49 of Mallard, on the charges of Criminal Mischief-4th Degree. Colvin, who was incarcerated in the Palo Alto County Jail on an unrelated charge, caused damage to a water line within the cell in which she was held in. As a result of the damaged water line, water began being dispersed in her cell, an adjacent cell and a cell on the first floor of the jail. Damage was estimated at $350.00. Colvin was held in the Palo Alto County Jail on the serious misdemeanor until her initial appearance before a magistrate.
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