On 6/30/2019 at 9:12 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious person(s) report located in the 100 block of South Sixth St in Mallard. As a result of that investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Arthur William Wolcott, age 56 of Story City, IA, on the charges of 2nd offense Domestic Abuse Assault-(causing bodily injury). Wolcott’s prior conviction of Domestic Abuse Assault classifies this current charge as an aggravated misdemeanor. Wolcott was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail without incident.
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