On 07/21/2020 at 11:41 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 900 block of Lake St., Emmetsburg, Iowa for a defective brake light. As a result of the stop the driver of the vehicle, Shane Girres (35) of Graettinger was arrested and chaged with driving while suspended, and no proof of liability insurance. He was issued a warning citation for the vehicle defect. He was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail where he was jailed to await his initial appearance before a judge.
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