On 7/29/2020 at 4:29 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a domestic assault that occurred at 3018 340th Avenue. As a result of the investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Nathan Lee Rouse, age 45 of Ruthven, on the charges of Domestic Abuse Assault-bodily injury (1st Offense)-a serious misdemeanor and child endangerment-an aggravated misdemeanor. Rouse was arrested without incident and transported to the Palo Alto County Jail where he was held until his initial appearance before a magistrate judge.
The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office.
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