On June 22, 2019 at 7:06 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to 404 2nd Avenue S.W. in West Bend to investigate a civil dispute. Upon investigation the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joel Longoria JR (34) of Thompson, IA., for trespassing, a simple misdemeanor, and harassment in the 3rd degree, a simple misdemeanor. Longoria was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail where he was held until an initial appearance in front of a judge.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.