Warrant Arrest

On 10/05/2021 at 3:30 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Petersen (19) of Emmetsburg, Iowa on a valid Palo Alto County arrest warrant for violation of probation. Michael was transferred from the custody of the Pocahontas Police Department to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office and transported to the Palo Alto County Jail. The warrant carried a $5000.00 cash only bond, and Michael was placed in jail to await his initial appearance before a judge.

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