Domestic Abuse Arrest

On 10/16/2020 at 4:42 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate a domestic altercation in the 400 block of E. Robins St., Graettinger, Iowa. As a result of the investigation Ashley Petrich (28) of Graettinger was placed under arrest and charged with domestic abuse assault – simple misdemeanor, and criminal mischief 5th degree – simple misdemeanor. She was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail without incident to await her initial appearance before a judge.

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