On 09/19/2021 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 4700 block of 380th Ave., Curlew, Iowa. As a result of the traffic stop, the driver of the vehicle, Robert Butler (57) of Laurens, Iowa was placed under arrest pursuant to a valid Adams County felony warrant for possession of methamphetamine 3rd offense. The warrant carried a bond of $5000.00 cash only. Robert was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail to await extradition to Adams County.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.