Arrests

On Friday, January 21st, 2022, at 10:40 am, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office attempted to serve arrest warrants at 1108 Merrill Street, Ruthven, on Nathaniel Mefferd (36) of Spencer. Following the arrest, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office also charged Mefferd with interference with official acts, which is a simple misdemeanor. Additionally, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office charged Stephanie Teepe (43) of Spencer with interference with official acts, which is a simple misdemeanor. Both Mefferd and Teepe were transported, without incident, to the Palo Alto County Jail and booked in to await their initial appearances before a magistrate.