On January 31st, 2022 at 1:38 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office served valid Palo Alto County warrants on Nathaniel Mefferd, age 36 of Spencer. Mefferd was served with two (2) separate warrants stemming from an investigation conducted by the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office. The first warrant charged Mefferd with Trespass-Injury or Damage Greater than $300 and Criminal Mischief-4th Degree. The second warrant charged Mefferd with Theft 5th Degree. Total bond amount for the two(2) warrants equaled $1850.00. Mefferd was served the warrants while incarcerated at the Palo Alto County Jail. Mefferd continued to be held until his initial appearance by 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.