On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019, at 8:18 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office served two valid Palo Alto County Arrest Warrants on Gabriel Bishop (23) of Laurens, Ia. Bishop turned himself into Palo Alto County authorities on the charges of Assault, a Serious Misdemeanor, and Disorderly Conduct, a Simple Misdemeanor. Bishop was unable to post the combined $1500 cash-only bond and susequently booked into the Palo Alto County Jail where he awaits his initial appearance before the judge. These charges were the result of an investigation into a fight that occurred on January 20th, 2019 in Ayrshire, Ia.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.