On December 12, 2019, at 10:02 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested James Hubbell (63) of Graettinger, IA. on an arrest warrant on an original charge of assault, a simple misdemeanor. Hubbell was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail where he was able to post the $500.00 cash bond. Hubbell was released from jail and given a court date to appear on the charge.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.