On 08/10/2021 at 4:23 pm, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called investigate an erratic vehicle driving complaint in 5300 block of 310th street. Following a traffic stop, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Stacy Whitney (46) of Emmetsburg, on charges of Driving While Barred, Failure to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle, and Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road. Following her arrest, Whitney was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail and booked in to await her initial appearance before a judge.
The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol.
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