On November 9, 2019 at 10:17 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 4300 Block of 380th Avenue south of Ayrshire, for speeding. As a result of the traffic stop, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shae Shawn Joab (23) of Fonda, IA. for operating while intoxicated 1st offense – drug, a serious misdemeanor, possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor, and speeding, a simple misdemeanor. Joab was held in the Palo Alto County Jail.
Assisting the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was a Drug Recognition Expert with the Iowa State Patrol.
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