Drug Arrest

On 09/27/2021 at 11:01 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 4200 block of 280th St., Graettinger, Iowa. As a result of the stop and subsequent investigation the juvenile operating the vehicle was cited for possession of marijuana 1st offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The juvenile was released to the custody of parent and the charges have been referred to the juvenile court officer.

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