On May 27, 2020 at 10:10 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Cory Powell (35) of Emmetsburg, IA., on five arrest warrants that stemmed from an incident in Ayrshire on March 23, 2020. The arrest warrants were issued for possession of a controlled substance – marijuana 1st offense = a serious misdemeanor, possession of drug paraphernalia = a simple misdemeanor, disorderly conduct – fighting or violent behavior = simple misdemeanor, reckless driving = a simple misdemeanor, and failure to obey stop sign = a simple misdemeanor. Powell was unable to post the $2,900 bond and was placed in the Palo Alto County Jail to await an initial appearance in front of a judge.
Assisting the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.