On 12/21/2019 at 12:45 A.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a 2004 Saturn Ion in the 4700 block of 310th Street for driving on the wrong side of the road. Following an investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Bryon Douglas Petersen (42) of Graettinger on charges of O.W.I. 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor and Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road, a Simple Misdemeanor. Following his arrest, Peterson was placed in jail to await his appearance before a judge.
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