On 02/10/2019 at 8:30 a.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint in reference to two chocolate labs running at large within the city limits of Ruthven. Following an investigation into the complaint, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office cited Jeremy Steven Beal, 32, of Ruthven for Dog at Large, a simple misdemeanor. Dog at Large is in violation of Ruthven City Code 55.06. Beal was released on a promise to appear in court at a later date.
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