Arrest

On Friday, September 24th, 2021, at 1:09 pm, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a suspected trespassing incident at 3515 320th Street, Ruthven. Following the investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office charged Ryan Nelson (40) of Spirit Lake for trespassing, which is a simple misdemeanor. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted in the investigation by the Iowa State Patrol.

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