On Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 9:45 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Asmar Abdul Saleem (31) of Graettinger on a valid Palo Alto County warrant for failure to appear for trial on an original charge of failure to provide proof of financial liability, which is a simple misdemeanor. Bond was set in the amount of $350 cash only. Abdul Saleem was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail, without incident. Abdul Saleem was able to post bond and was subsequently released from jail and given a court date to appear at a later time.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.