On 8/24/2020 at 9:07 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office served valid Palo Alto County arrest warrants on Heather Lynne Thomas, age 33 of Spencer. Thomas’ warrants stem from an investigation by the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office which charged her with Driving while License Suspended, Fail to provide proof of financial liability (accident related) and failure to maintain control. Thomas was transferred from the custody of Spencer Police Department to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office. Thomas was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail and held until her initial appearance before a magistrate judge.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.