On 12/22/2020 at 1:04 A.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 4800 block of 370th St., Emmetsburg, Iowa. As a result of the traffic stop the driver of the vehicle, Joshua Moore (41) of Oelwein, Iowa, was placed under arrest and charged with driving while suspended. Joshua was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail to await his initial appearance before a judge. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Emmetsburg Police Department and the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.