OWI Arrest

On 7/23/2021 at 4:08 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s received a complaint about a vehicle that was unable to maintain lane. The vehicle was located and a traffic stop was conducted in the 4700 block of 370th St., Emmetsburg, Iowa. Upon conducting an investigation the driver of the vehicle, Cara Paulsen (43) of Whittemore, Iowa, was placed under arrest and charged with operating while intoxicated 1st offense, and driving on the wrong side of the road.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.