On January 3, 2020 at 8:50 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shea Royster (19) of Ruthven, IA. on a Clay County warrant. Royster’s warrant was issued for theft in the 1st degree, a class C felony, burglary 3rd degree, a class D felony, and criminal mischief 3rd degree, an aggravated misdemeanor. Royster was unable to post the $25,000 cash only bond and was transported to the Clay County line where he was turned over to a deputy
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.