On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020 at 11:15 pm, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Patrick Lynch, 65, of Ayrshire on a valid Palo Alto County warrant for assault while displaying a dangerous weapon, which is an aggravated misdemeanor. Bond was set in the amount of $6,500.00 cash only. Lynch was transported, without incident, to the Palo Alto County Jail. Lynch was unable to post bond and was subsequently booked into the Palo Alto County Jail to await his initial appearance before a magistrate.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.