On 07/20/2020 at 8:00 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriffs’ office arrested Peter Montag (58) of West Bend, Iowa pursuant to a valid Palo Alto County arrest warrant. The warrant was for one count of 2nd degree sexual abuse, a class B felony, and one count of incest, a class D felony. Peter was transported without incident to the Palo Alto County Jail. He was jailed in lieu of $25,000 cash or surety bond, to await his initial appearance before a judge.
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